Dejan Stankovic will undergo the knife to correct a niggling Achilles tendon injury, therefore ruling him out of the remainder of the season.
The Serbian midfielder has been struggling in recent weeks with the injury, but had been playing with the belief that the condition was manageable without intervention.
However, upon examination by medics this week, it has been determined that the 33-year-old must have corrective surgery on the injury to clean it out now.
This subsequently ends the midfielder’s season, ruling him out of League ties with Milan and former club Lazio.
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