Navas to undergo Achilles surgery

Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas will undergo Achilles surgery on Thursday to correct discomfort in his left heel.

According to Marca, Navas had a consultation with favoured Madrid doctor Niek van Dijk in Amsterdam, where they came to the conclusion that a minor operation would be the best course of action.

“It has been decided that a minimally-invasive endoscopy will be carried out on the player’s left heel,” a read a medical report on Los Blancos’ official website.

“The operation will take place on June 9 in Madrid by doctors Van Dijk, Pedro Luis Ripoll and Mariano de Prado, under the supervision of Real Madrid medical services.”

Navas’ Achilles injury cost the goalkeeper the chance of representing Costa Rica at Copa America, although it recently emerged that the problem went far beyond the tournament.

Hee becomes the second Madrid player after Danilo who will undergo surgery this week.

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