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Quique adds to Villarreal woe

Published: Friday 11 November 2005, 10.32CET
Villarreal CF captain Quique Álvarez has had an operation on his troublesome right knee and will be out of action for at least a month.

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Published: Friday 11 November 2005, 10.32CET

Quique adds to Villarreal woe

Villarreal CF captain Quique Álvarez has had an operation on his troublesome right knee and will be out of action for at least a month.

Villarreal CF captain Quique Álvarez has had surgery on his right knee and will be out of action for at least a month.

Operation necessary
The 30-year-old defender had the operation in Barcelona yesterday afternoon, after medical advice ruled the problem could not be left untreated. Quique is on a growing injury list at Villarreal, including Diego Forlán, Juan Pablo Sorín, Josico and Alessio Tacchinardi who also have their own knee problems. Sebastián Viera is also out with a sprained shoulder while Juanma Peña and Javi Venta are still recovering from muscle problems.

Last updated: 11/11/05 11.32CET

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