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Benitez impressed by 'miracle' placenta cure

November 20, 2009
By Soccernet staff
Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez has defended the controversial use of a placenta-based treatment at a Serbian clinic to get four of his top players fit for a crucial week of fixtures.

Glen Johnson, Fabio Aurelio, Yossi Benayoun and Albert Riera have all visited the Belgrade clinic run by physiotherapist Mariana Kovacevic, having previous been ruled out for up to a month with calf and hamstring injuries.

Following a massage with the placenta cream, all four have returned to ...

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