Four months out for Afellay

Barcelona have confirmed that Ibrahim Afellay successfully underwent surgery this week and that he faces four months on the sidelines.

The 27-year-old was confirmed earlier in the week as booked in for a corrective procedure on a problematic thigh injury.

Barca have confirmed that the operation on his right leg was carried out on Thursday and deemed a success.

The player is reported by the Catalans as now facing four months out on the sidelines recovering.

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