Napoli’s Maggio, Gargano ruled out until end of season

March 10th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS  

Rome, March 10 (DPA) Defender Christian Maggio is to undergo surgery to repair a damaged knee ligament and will be sidelined until the end of the Serie A season, the Napoli website reported Monday.
Maggio, 26, hurt his right knee at the weekend during a game his side lost 2-0 at home against Lazio. The player will be operated in a Rome clinic.

Walter Gargano, a 24-year-old Uruguayan midfielder, is also expected to be absent for a long time after suffering a foot fracture while training last week.

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