The winger led SKC in goals last season but has been limited to just two substitute appearances in league play at the start of 2019. This comes a day after the club announced striker Erik Hurtado would be out for 2-3 months while recovering from knee surgery.
Vermes: Salloi out for a while. Maybe 6 weeks. #sportingkc— Thad (@TheBackpost) March 21, 2019
The 22-year-old bagged 11 goals and seven assists in a breakout 2018 campaign in which SKC scored a franchise-record 65 goals.
“He is actually progressing pretty well. We blew his ankle out,” Vermes said to The Blue Testament about the injury. “He turned his ankle, did a pretty good job of it. It could be anywhere up to maybe six weeks. I don’t forsee it being the full six weeks, but it could be.”
Still, without much of an impact from Salloi yet this season, SKC are off to a 1-1-1 start in MLS play and have advanced to the semifinals of the Concacaf Champions League.