Valencia forward Goncalo Guedes faces around two months on the sidelines following surgery on his abdomen.
Guedes starred for Los Che while on loan from Paris Saint-Germain last season and the club opted to sign him outright over the summer.
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The 22-year-old, who has made 10 La Liga appearances this season, is now set for a stint on the sidelines after the club confirmed he required an operation due to “weakness in the abdominal wall suffered in recent weeks”.
The injury comes as a blow to Valencia and is their second major injury setback within a week as midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia sustained a thigh injury in the Champions League win over Manchester United and could be out for around three months.
The Mestalla club were held to a 1-1 draw at Eibar on Saturday and sit just five points clear of the relegation places.Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.