Villarreal news

Villarreal suffer Lopez blow

January 12, 2011
Villarreal defender Angel Lopez will be sidelined for around six months after suffering a serious knee injury, the Primera Division outfit have announced.

The right-back was carried off on a stretcher during the second half of Sunday's defeat to Real Madrid and it was confirmed that he had damaged the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

The 29-year-old Spain international successfully underwent surgery in Barcelona and is now likely to be missing until July.

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