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Atletico Madrid’s Joao Felix will undergo surgery

Sat 03 July 2021 | 0:55

The Atletico Madrid midfielder will go under the knife today in hopes of becoming fit for the start of the 2021-22 season.

Joao Felix

’s Euro 2020 was finished when

Portugal

exited the tournament in the Round of 16, having been defeated at the hands of Belgium.

However, the Portugal international’s injury issues in 2021 meant he was given a bit part role in the national team with a six-week setback due to his ankle problem at the end of the 2020/21 season.

Atletico Madrid

have decided to send him under the knife with renowned ankle specialist Dr. Nicolaas Van Dick.

As per reports from Diario AS, the 21-year-old will then stay in Portugal and keep attending his rehabilitation programme before going back to Madrid in August.

Diego Simeone

believes he will be fit at the start of the next campaign but he is more likely to be back in September.


source: SportMob

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