Arturo Vidal has undergone successful knee surgery, and will be out for the rest of the season, according to a statement from Bayern Munich.
The operation, performed by the doctor Ulrich Boenisch at a clinic in Augsburg, took place last Monday and consisted of removing the free joint body that had been diagnosed and surgically replacing the posterior root of the external meniscus, damaged by that free body.
On Monday the Bayern coach , Jupp Heynckes, had already warned during the press conference of the club that Vidal could not play with the team the next commitments because he was going to be operated after injuring himself in training on Sunday.
In an MRI it was proved that he had a loose body in the knee that prevented him from stretching his leg, and it was decided to perform an arthroscopy.
In addition to the Bundesliga matches, a trophy that has already won the award. ub muniqués, Vidal is lost on Tuesday the semifinal match of the German Cup against Bayer Leverkusen, and can not play the semifinals of the Champions League against Real Madrid.