Euro 2012 news

Puyol facing fitness fight

May 8, 2012
By ESPN staff
Spain's Carles Puyol is set to miss Euro 2012 as he is to undergo knee surgery that will rule him out for up to six weeks.

Puyol, 34, suffered the injury to his right knee in Barcelona's 4-0 win over Espanyol at the weekend, and reports on Tuesday suggested he would likely have to go under the knife to cure the issue.

Barca have now confirmed Puyol is poised for surgery, and the defender will certainly miss the club's forthcoming Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao on ...

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