Can Edison Flores be present for the next double date of the Qatar 2022 Qualifiers?

Stop the ‘Ears’ well! The Peruvian Selection could not have a debut of the Qualifying Qatar 2022 with the complete team, because the already known injury of Paolo Guerrero was also added by the absences of some MLS players.

Among them, perhaps the one who felt the most for being a regular headline was Edison Flores, who did not receive permission from his club, DC United, to join the Bicolor training. The reason? Well, they explained that the national midfielder would have to do a mandatory quareten when returning, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, thinking about the next double date, against Chile and Argentina, respectively, this could change and the popular ‘Orejas’ would be one of the additions that will most comfort coach Ricardo Gareca.

“It is likely that the ‘Orejas’ team will not play the (MLS) Play Offs. I think this time it will be easier to bring in the ‘Orejas’. We are already on track”, He said Juan Carlos Oblitas, sports director of the FPF, in conversation with Movistar Deportes.

Likewise, Oblitas assured that this type of fact should not be repeated and that the role of FIFA should be much more authoritarian. “If they have allowed it to be played in October and November, let’s make the court even for everyone. Fair play”, added.

As you know, Edison Flores He underwent an operation last September due to a multiple fracture of the face suffered in an MLS game. However, our compatriot was already able to return to the courts in a short time and did so in the 58th minute against Chicago Fire.

It should be noted that he was using a special protection mask provided by the club.

With the return of Flores, Ricardo Gareca will have a nice headache thinking about the starting team since on the first double date he used a line of three midfielders with Renato Tapia, Pedro Aquino and Yoshimar Yotún.

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