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Barca: Vilanova will return in 15-20 days

December 29, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
Barcelona president Sandro Rosell said the team's coach, Tito Vilanova, will be back at work by mid-January following throat surgery to treat a cancerous tumor.

"He'll be back within 15 or 20 days, but he must spend a few days at the hospital and rest," Rosell said at the Globe Soccer conference in Dubai on Friday, as quoted by Marca.

"He will combine work with his cancer treatment," he said. "The most important thing is his health. Right now football is secondary."

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