That is the verdict of one of the leading UK arthroscopic surgeons. Simon Moyes said, "David's type of injury does settle down quite quickly, after a six-week period, they can sometimes take up to 12 weeks however."
If this were true David would miss ALL but four of the last games of the MLS season. Somehow I DON'T think those in charge at LA Galaxy are willing to wait that long to see their money maker play.
Here is David wearing what appears to be a large ice pack on his swollen ankle as he watched his side lose 3-0.