Turin: Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal will undergo knee surgery Wednesday, just five weeks before his country's first match at the World Cup. (Click here for latest on football)
Vidal visited specialist surgeon Ramon Cugat in Barcelona on Tuesday, accompanied by doctors from Chile's national team as well as those from his club Juventus.
"The (recovery) period is the most important question and the one that worries us the most," Chile's team doctor, Giovanni Carcuro, said on Tuesday night. "Unfortunately, in these cases, it's not something so definite.