Arturo Vidal Expected To Be Fit For The World Cup After Undergoing A Surgery

Arturo Vidal For The 2014 FIFA World Cup

Arturo Vidal, midfielder of Juventus and National Football Team of Chile; Image Courtesy: Wikimedia

With barely a month to the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, every fans’ eye is now directed onto the coaches of the 32 teams that will be playing in the upcoming summer tournament. There are a lot of expectations without forgetting the pressure that comes when naming the squad.

The coaches all over have had enough time to watch over those players that are reliable when called upon. At this moment, one of the greatest fear that the 32 coaches have is their hopeful players getting injuries at their respective clubs where they are signed to.

A serious injury at this time may hinder a player from being part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Arturo Vidal who is the midfielder of Juventus underwent a right knee surgery due to the meniscus injury he suffered when playing for Juventus this season.

However, the Juventus is expected to be back on track and be fit for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Arturo who is a citizen of Chile underwent this surgery on Wednesday in Barcelona. This whole operation was confirmed to have happened by a statement that was released by Juve.

Dr. Ramon Cugat is said to be the one who conducted the surgery which was in the presence of the medical staffs from both Chile national team and Juventus football Club.

Vidal was expected to be released today, Thursday the 8th day of May and make a return to Turin, a place where he will continue with the scheduled rehabilitation programme. In the statement by Juve, the absence length of Vidal was not elaborated.

However, the 26 years old star is expected back before the kickoff of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Vidal to date has netted 11 times in a total of 32 appearances of the league.

He has also been part of the team that has aided Juventus clinch Scudetto the 3 consecutive times. Chile which is the national team of Vidal is in group B with Holland, Spain and Australia.

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