Athletic Bilbao player Iker Munian has broken anterior cruciate ligament of his right knee, his club reported Friday, and is waiting for furr explorations to determine date of intervention, which will be evaluated a period of decline that is expected to be long.
The Spaniard Muniain had to be retired on a stretcher during final minutes of match against Athletic against Zoyra on Thursday, match for second day of group stage of Europa League, after injuring himself in a fortuitous action.
The club Biscay confirmed after match that player suffered an entorsis, but worst omens were confirmed hours later. "In examinations carried out on Friday, a rupture of anterior cruciate ligament of right knee has been detected. Pending appointment with specialist to specify date of intervention," he said.
Muniain already had to overcome anor rupture of previous cruciate ligament in 2015, that time of left leg, which kept him away from field of play for almost a year.