Six weeks out for Betis star
By Mark Kendall
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Fernando is facing up to six weeks on the sidelines after undergoing surgery.Real Betis star Fernando is facing up to six weeks on the sidelines after undergoing surgery.
The midfielder went under the surgeon's knife on Wednesday to clear up a knee injury.
He has been struggling with the problem for some time and Betis doctors eventually decided surgery was the best solution.
Fernando, 26, will now spend three weeks resting up before beginning his recuperation programme.
The schemer has made a total of 22 appearances for Betis this term but now faces an extended spell out of action.