NEWS
Sunday November 20 2011
Burdisso out for 6-7 months

Roma have confirmed Nicolas Burdisso went under the knife today and “the recovery time is six to seven months.”

The defender snapped knee ligaments during Argentina’s World Cup qualifier against Colombia on Tuesday night.

“The operation went very well and we are satisfied, seeing as this was a complex injury,” revealed Professor Giuliano Cerulli.

“There was a lesion to the ligament and also the bone. The recovery time in these cases is around six to seven months, but the player’s desire to return could close that gap.

“Burdisso’s rehabilitation will be in Rome.”

Think you know your Italian football? Share your knowledge, tips and comments to win cash prizes in OLBG's tipster competition - £5,000 monthly.

FOOTBALL ITALIA RELATED NEWS

TODAY'S FRONT PAGES