Defender set for ankle surgery

Milan's Yepes facing 10 weeks out

December 15, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
AC Milan centre-back Mario Yepes will undergo surgery on an ankle injury he picked up against Bologna last weekend and faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines.



Yepes, 35, with withdrawn after 62 minutes of Milan's 2-2 draw with Bologna and tests have revealed serious ankle ligament damage that will require an operation.

The Colombia international will go under the knife in either Italy or Amsterdam and will be out of action for up to ten weeks.

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