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Puyol vows to battle back

June 1, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Carles Puyol says he thought about retiring given the seriousness of his injury problems this season, but he plans to be back fit and ready to play for Barcelona from the start of next season.

Puyol, the Barcelona captain, has not featured at all since undergoing a surprise knee operation in mid-March, and not officially spoken in public during that time - although in early May he did tweet a denial to a claim on Catalan TV that he was set to join AC Milan.

He told a press conference ...

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