Madrid, 15 August (Europress Agency) –
Brazilian midfielder Fernando Regis is due to a virus and injury for Sevilla’s match against Manchester City at the Giorgios Karekakis Stadium in Athens (Greece) this Wednesday (9:00pm) The last minute of the UEFA Super Cup match was absent. Gastroenteritis, according to a statement.
Nevion said on their website: “Sevilla FC midfielder Fernando Regis withdrew at the last minute to travel to Athens this Tuesday morning for the UEFA Super Cup against Manchester City.”
The veteran’s pictures have been widely publicized and he is also suffering from gastroenteritis, so he was “virtually ruled out” to play against Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City for a first European title at the stadium. However, the club warned Rejs “may travel to play tomorrow”.
Sevilla coach José Luis Mendilibar has called up 25 players for the UEFA Super Cup in Athens, with defenders Macao and Dongui Nyanzu sidelined. The Brazilian centre-back trained with the team on Monday, but ultimately he will not be heading to the Greek capital, with the Frenchman still suffering a muscle injury. The only novelty on the list is third goalkeeper Alberto Flores, rather than Mathias Arbor.