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Knee injury sidelines de Jong

October 29, 2012
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent
Borussia Moenchengladbach forward Luuk de Jong is set to be sidelined for up to six weeks following a kick from Marseille player Joey Barton in Thursday's Europa League match.

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The Dutch international underwent surgery on his left knee on Friday, after a bone oedema in his kneecap had been diagnosed. Barton's 64th minute challenge during Gladbach's 2-0 win had forced De Jong to leave the pitch on a stretcher.

De Jong, 22, signed ...

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