Saturday April 17 2021
Veloso set for neck surgery

Miguel Veloso is out of the Verona squad to face Sampdoria today, amid reports he will have surgery on his neck.

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The midfielder turns 35 next month and has contributed two goals plus two assists in 20 Serie A appearances this season.

His name does not feature in the team to face Samp this afternoon.

According to Tuttomercatoweb, that’s because Veloso has a planned operation coming up, to be performed on a neck injury.

It is thought to be a long-running issue and he could potentially be back for the final games of the season.