Puyol to undergo another knee surgery

Barca did though confirm that the player should only be out of action for three to four weeks, meaning who could return in time for the start of the club's first pre-season friendly against Lech Gdansk in Poland on July 20.

updated: June 18, 2013 22:54 IST
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Madrid: Barcelona captain Carles Puyol is to undergo knee surgery to remove a cyst, the club confirmed on Tuesday.

"Carles Puyol will on Wednesday morning undergo a surgical intervention to remove a Baker's cyst that he has in his right knee," said a statement on the club's website.

A Baker's cyst, also known as a popliteal cyst, is a benign swelling that occurs behind the knee joint.

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