Netease Sports reported on October 9:
Hebei Huaxia Fortune officially released Zhang Chengdong's injury and confirmed that he will miss the second stage of the season due to injury.
The official announcement is as follows:
Zhang Chengdong's right knee medial collateral ligament torn and cartilage damage will miss the second stage of the season
After the first stage of the Chinese Super League, the club's medical team immediately reviewed Zhang Chengdong's injury. After repeated weighing, in the attitude of being responsible for the players' career, the club management and the coaching staff jointly decided: Zhang Chengdong needs to receive treatment as soon as possible and no longer participate in the second stage of the Chinese Super League. Currently, Zhang Chengdong is waiting for the results of further examinations, and then undergoes treatment and rehabilitation according to the doctor's recommendations.
We have a more distant future that needs Zhang Chengdong. I wish our captain a smooth recovery, come back soon, and fight for Hebei together!