Thursday, December 15, 2011

Injury Villa: four to five months out with a fractured tibia

Villa will be joined on the trip home by Dr. Pruna and Manel Estiarte, right hand of Pep Guardiola and link between clothing and coaching staff. The club reports that in the next few hours will fly to Frankfurt and then on a plane medicalized to Barcelona , where he will undergo.

After the tests at the hospital in Yokohama, the club's medical services have confirmed that the recovery time after surgery is four to five months , so that the Spaniard will struggle to play again this season with Barca fulfilled if better forecasts.

The 'Guaje' suffered a fractured tibia in the 35th minute of the Blaugrana victory (0-4) against the Qataris, the result of poor support in a time of attack, and immediately realized the accident as shown by his gesture of pain and anger. He was transferred to Yokohama Rosai Hospital to undergo more tests and see the extent of the injury.

Pep Guardiola himself after the game revealed that the '7 'would be a "long time" away team had trouble recalling that the tibia had been "a long time." "He's done a lot of effort with a stress fracture in the tibia and today has endured," he lamented.

"Travel to Barcelona as soon as possible to have surgery and miss for a long time.'ll Be much time off, these losses badly let you body, without joy, without anything," he told a news conference after the victory, which was in the background.

Of enforcing the prognosis dramatically low options depend Spaniard able to catch the 'train' of the Spanish team for Euro 2012 Poland and Ukraine, where the 'Red' defends title. Indeed, Villa lost the 2008 final through injury.

FC Barcelona confirmed that the striker, who was visited in hospital by Blaugrana president, Sandro Rosell , is in the team hotel in Yokohama for the Blaugrana waiting for the next few hours to catch the flight back to Barcelona to be operated immediately.


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