Brazilian goal keeper fractured scaphoid bone in training; Operation to be performed by Doctor Xavier Mir
09:26AM Monday 12 Aug
Goalkeeper Neto is to undergo surgery this Tuesday on a fractured scaphoid bone in his left hand sustained in training while on the US tour. Doctor Xavier Mir will perform the operation in the presence of the Club Medical Services. Afterwards, he will make a statement to explain how the surgery has gone and to offer an approximate recovery date.
The second signing of the summer, after Frenkie de Jong, played in the first four preseason games and was especially lauded for a series of excellent saves in the game with Napoli in Miami.