Blackburn, Wigan target Osvaldo breaks down at Espanyol

Espanyol have lost striker Dani Osvaldo for two months following leg surgery.

Espanyol have lost striker Dani Osvaldo for two months following leg surgery.

Osvaldo was a target for Blackburn Rovers and Wigan Athletic before he picked up the injury during Sunday's 4-0 Primera Division victory over Real Zaragoza.

"Tests confirmed that Daniel Osvaldo has suffered an almost complete rupture of the left adductor," read a club statement.

"Doctors believe that surgery is recommended because it is a very simple operation.

"The striker would be around two months."

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