Brazil's Bastos undergoes surgery

Updated: 16 March 2011 10:26 IST

Lyon's Brazilian international attacking midfielder Michel Bastos has returned to Brazil to undergo knee surgery, his French club confirmed on Tuesday.

Brazil's Bastos undergoes surgery
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Lyon's Brazilian international attacking midfielder Michel Bastos has returned to Brazil to undergo knee surgery, his French club confirmed on Tuesday.

"We preferred to move quickly in taking a decision to allow him time to recuperate for the final matches of the season," said Lyon coach Claude Puel.

Lyon play nine-time European champions Real Madrid in the Champions League last 16 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday for the second leg of the knockout tie.

Topics : Football Lyon Michel Bastos
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