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Guardiola: Abidal is recovering well19-03-2011
Barcelona defender Eric Abidal is recovering well after sustained operation in which it was removed a tumor from the liver, said Barca coach Pep Guardiola. 31-year-old French international was operated in a clinic in Barcelona on Thursday intervention lasted for three hours. From club and the hospital refused to communicate what kind of tumor it is. "As far as we know, the operation went very well and Abidal is restored successfully. We want to thank the doctors for a job well done, "said Guardiola. Defender may be discharged within a week, but certainly will not play more this season and is expected to return to the pitch in August.
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