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Manava has successfully operated on his right knee - FC Porto

Manava has successfully operated on his right knee – FC Porto

Portuguese footballer Wilson Manava underwent a successful surgery on his right knee, after the injury he suffered on Thursday while receiving Porto against Benfica (3-1), the Dragons reported today.

“The surgical intervention that Wilson Manava underwent on Friday, by order of São Francisco, in Porto, was successful. Professor José Carlos Noronha performed the right side, without complications, for a tear in the patellar tendon of the right knee.”

In the same statement, FC Porto said it was “now following the appropriate recovery period for these injuries.”

After the match, which was played on Thursday, at the Estadio Dragao, FC Porto revealed that Manava had ruptured the patellar tendon in his right knee, an injury that must be corrected with surgery.

The right-back was injured in the second half of the “Classic” this Thursday, in front of Benfica, in the round of 16 of the tournament, which the “Blues and Whites” won 3-1, after falling and leaving the grass. on a stretcher.

The 27-year-old Luso Guinea defender entered the match after 29 minutes, replacing Joao Mario, who also left due to physical complaints, after a disputed bid with Benfica player Vertonghen.

And Porto added that Joao Mario suffers from a muscle problem in his left thigh, which must be re-evaluated today.

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