USMNT’s Weston McKennie Suffers Shoulder Injury in Juve’s 3-2 Win Over Frosinone

Weston McKennie with USA in 2018
Weston McKennie with USA in 2018. Photo by Laszlo Geczo/INPHO/REX/Shutterstock (9698404s)

A 3-2 win over Frosinone on Sunday helped Juventus remain in the hunt for Seria A title. However, the game didn’t go entirely as Juve wanted, considering that U.S. international midfielder Weston McKennie suffered a shoulder injury.

McKennie delivered a great performance against Frosinone, recording two assists. Unfortunately, wasn’t able to finish the match, being taken off in later stages due to landing awkwardly on his shoulder after one tackle.

Speaking with reporters after the game, Juventus’ head coach Massimiliano Allegri said that McKennie suffered a dislocated shoulder. It is unclear how much time McKennie will miss, although a similar injury a few years ago caused him to be out for four weeks.

“McKennie has a dislocated shoulder, we’ll see, every now and then he has this issue,” Allegri said.

The injury could be a tough blow for the United States men’s national team. McKennie is an important part of Gregg Berhalter’s team and USMNT is set to play the CONCACAF Nations League finals in late March. It remains to be seen whether McKennie will recover in time to help USMNT to repeat as champions.

McKennie played 26 games with Juventus in all competitions in 2023-24. He hasn’t scored a goal this season but has seven assists to his name.

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