Monday July 11 2016
Zapata needs surgery

Milan have announced that Cristian Zapata needs an operation after an ankle injury on international duty.

The defender played for Colombia in the Copa America this summer, and returned to Milanello with an injury.

“AC Milan announces that, in the course of the Copa America, Cristian Zapata suffered a lesion to the capsular ligament in his left ankle,” a statement on the Rossoneri’s website announced.

“After a consultation today with professor Niek van Dijk in Amsterdam, the player will have to undergo surgery in the coming days.”