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Bayern Munich's Vidal to undergo knee surgery

IANS  |  Munich 

Chile is due to undergo for a knee injury, preventing him from participating in Munich's upcoming matches, the German football champions announced on Monday.

said Vidal, 30, sustained the right during the club's training session on Sunday, reports

"Arturo has a loose body in his knee. That's preventing him from stretching. He's already on his way to Augsburg (to Dr. Ulrich Boenisch). He needs on his knee," Heynckes said during a press conference ahead of Tuesday's German Cup semi-final match against Leverkusen.

"Arturo will definitely be out of action for a while," he added.

With this prognosis, Vidal is likely to miss Saturday's game against and next week's key duel with Real Madrid in the first leg of semi-finals.

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 19:08 IST
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