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Monday September 23 2013
Maggio out for a month

Napoli have revealed Christian Maggio will require knee surgery after picking up a meniscus injury.

The Italian international was seen by specialist professor Mariani at the Villa Stuart clinic in Rome on Monday.

After a number of tests, it was decided that the right-back would need an operation on Wednesday to fix the problem.

Napoli expect him to return to action when Serie A resumes in Week 8 after the international break. The Azzurri will face Roma that weekend.

Maggio, born in 1982, has featured in two League games and one Champions League tie so far this term.

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