David Villa given the all clear but will not play yet

Barcelona striker David Villa, has finally been given the go ahead by the medical staff for the fractured tibia suffered he suffered last December 15th, but may not play for the Catalan giants for up to a month and a half.

Meanwhile defender Marc Muniesa, who has undergone knee surgery , will be sidelined for more than six months, the club has confirmed.

David Villa broke his left tibia in the Club World Cup semifinal in Japan against Al Saad. Now the player has been discharged, but as reported by medical services will not be available to play for another month and a half. this will now make it seven months without playing football for the striker from Asturias.

Therefore, Villa would start playing in mid-September, when the League has already got under way.

“Now Villa is no longer in the hands of the medical staff but in the hands of Barcelona’s physiotherapists but the player is not ready to play yet,” said Dr. Ramon Cugat.

Doctors Ramon Cugat and Ricard Pruna have given a press conference at the Camp Nou to report on the condition of Marc Muniesa, who has had an operation on his right knee as a result of an torn anterior cruciate ligament.

They have reported that there have been no complications during the operation and that he will meet the recovery deadlines. The young defender can play again in six to eight months.

Ricard Pruna has also stated that both Thiago Alcántara and Andreu Fontàs will also receive a medical discharge in a few weeks’ time.

So, that’s great news for Barca, David Villa has been given the all clear, so has captain Carles Puyol and in a couple of weeks Fontás and Alcántara.

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  1. Información Bitacoras.com…

    Valora en Bitacoras.com: Blaugrana striker David Villa has been given the all-clear by medical staff but is not expected to return to first team duties until September. Marc Muniesa has also undergone surgery and will be out for six months….