Business Standard

Juventus winger Cuadrado undergoes surgery

Image

IANS Turin
Italian football giants Juventus announced that Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado underwent surgery on Tuesday in Munich on a longstanding groin problem and will be out of action for around 30 days.
The surgery was performed by Dr. Ulrike Muschaweck in Munich in the presence Juventus' Dr. Claudio Rigo, the Turin club said in a statement.
"Upon returning to Italy the player will immediately start his rehabilitation programme, with a period of about 30 days rest being foreseen as necessary before he returns to training," the statement said.
Cuadrado's absence is a big problem for Juventus, who are still competing in the thee competitions.
Forward Paulo Dybala ia also injured and Juventus sent young winger Marko Pjaca on loan to Schalke prior to Cuadrado's injury. In attack department, only Gonzalo Higuain, Mario Mandzukic, Douglas Costa and Federico Bernardeschi are fit and available.
Argentine Dybala is expected to return to full fitness in two weeks' time.
--IANS
pur/vm

Disclaimer: No Business Standard Journalist was involved in creation of this content

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Jan 30 2018 | 8:16 PM IST

Explore News