Real Madrid to sue doctor over debt claim

Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes, who is currently on trial on charges of endangering public health, claimed the nine-time European champions owed him money for providing medical services to their players.

updated: March 23, 2013 22:26 IST
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Madrid: Real Madrid are planning to sue Eufemiano Fuentes, the Spanish doctor at the centre of a blood doping scandal who claims the Spanish football giants owe him money.

In a statement released late Friday the club stated: "Facing the attempt by Fuentes to mislead, clearly with bad intention, public opinion regarding the nature of his relationship with the club Real Madrid are going to take immediate legal action against Fuentes."

Fuentes is currently on trial in Madrid on charges of endangering public health by performing blood transfusions on a number of high-profile cyclists.

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