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Chile forward Sanchez undergoes ankle surgery

Chile forward Sanchez undergoes ankle surgery
Alexis Sanchez

Milan - Sanchez hobbled off in the 88th minute of a goalless draw in the friendly against Colombia in Alicante on Saturday



By AFP

Published: Wed 16 Oct 2019, 10:54 PM

Last updated: Thu 17 Oct 2019, 12:57 AM

Chile forward Alexis Sanchez has undergone surgery in Barcelona after picking up an ankle injury on international duty, his Italian club Inter Milan confirmed on Wednesday.
Sanchez hobbled off in the 88th minute of a goalless draw in the friendly against Colombia in Alicante on Saturday.
Inter said that Sanchez underwent a consultation with Dr Ramon Cugat in Barcelona on Wednesday morning.
"The visit confirmed the diagnosis of the Inter medical staff and the decision was made to proceed with surgery on the left ankle," the Serie A club said in a statement.
"The operation was performed in the afternoon on the peroneus longus tendon and it went exactly as planned." 
 


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