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Cruel break for Zürich's Dzemaili

Published: Saturday 14 April 2007, 17.27CET
Bolton Wanderers FC-bound Swiss international midfielder Blerim Dzemaili is expected to be out of action for six months after tearing cruciate ligaments.

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Published: Saturday 14 April 2007, 17.27CET

Cruel break for Zürich's Dzemaili

Bolton Wanderers FC-bound Swiss international midfielder Blerim Dzemaili is expected to be out of action for six months after tearing cruciate ligaments.

Swiss international midfielder Blerim Dzemaili is expected to be out of action for six months after tearing cruciate ligaments in training at FC Zürich.

Knee injury
The 21-year-old will undergo surgery within the week after rupturing ligaments in his right knee on Saturday morning. The Swiss league leaders will now be without the six-times capped international for the remainder of the season. Dzemaili has scored twice in 23 league games this season.

Bolton move
The defensive midfielder will also miss UEFA EURO 2008™ co-hosts Switzerland's international friendly games against Argentina and the Netherlands, on 2 June and 22 August respectively, as well as the four-team friendly tournament in Austria in September. Dzemaili will join Premiership side Bolton Wanderers FC in the summer, having signed a two-year contract.

Last updated: 15/04/07 17.48CET

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