Serie A

Javier Zanetti likely out six months

April 30, 2013
By Press Association
Inter Milan captain Javier Zanetti has undergone surgery on his Achilles tendon and is expected to be out for around six months.

The 39-year-old Argentinian ruptured his left Achilles during Sunday's 1-0 Serie A defeat at Palermo and went under the knife at Pavia's Policlinico San Matteo this afternoon.

Professor Franco Benazzo, who performed the operation, told Inter's official website that the surgery "was a complete success."

"How long will it take him to recover? ...

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