Balbuena requires knee operation

  • by Staff Writer
  • Thursday, 10th January 2019

Fabian Balbuena is set for an extended spell on the sidelines after it was revealed that he requires an operation to resolve a knee injury.

The Paraguayan international limped off during the first half of last month's 2-0 home defeat against Watford, having sustained the injury during a routine tackle on Roberto Pererya.

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And according to KUMB sources, Balbuena could be out for another month or more having been told that he requires minor corrective surgery to resolve his knee problem.

The 27-year-old central defender had formed a formidable partnership with fellow new signing Issa Diop prior to sustaining the knock and was a firm fixture in Manuel Pellegrini's favoured starting XI.

His place has been taken by Angelo Ogbonna, who has himself been linked with pastures new in recent days.

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