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Juventus confirm Vidal knee surgery

Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal has undergone knee surgery ahead of the World Cup.

The Chile international went under the knife in Barcelona.

A statement from Juve read: "Arturo Vidal this morning underwent a partial lateral meniscectomy operation on his right knee in Barcelona.

"The surgery was carried out by Dr. Ramon Cugat, in the presence of medical staff from Juventus and the Chilean national team.

"The midfielder will be discharged tomorrow (Thursday) and will return to Turin for the continuation of his rehabilitation programme."

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