Nigerian Star Undergoes Successful Surgery, Ruled Out of Action for About 6 Months

Nigerian Star Undergoes Successful Surgery, Ruled Out of Action for About 6 Months

  • Victor Moses suffered a terrible injury to his Achilles tendon in Spartak Moscow’s 2-0 league win over Ural
  • The Nigerian footballer has undergone successful surgery and will now be on the sidelines for about six months
  • Spartak Moscow, in a statement, say the club wish the player a speedy recovery and hope he returns soonest

Nigerian star Victor Moses has undergone a successful surgery in Germany and will be out of action for about six months.

Russian Premier League club Spartak Moscow confirmed that the former Chelsea player will be on the sidelines for some time.

Complete Sports reports that the former Super Eagles forward sustained an injury on his Achilles tendon in Spartak Moscow’s 2-0 league win against Ural.

Victor Moses, Spartak Moscow
Victor Moses has been ruled out of action for six months. Photo: Mikolaj Barbanell
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The former Chelsea star was immediately stretchered off the pitch in the 33rd minute of the encounter and was subsequently replaced by Mikhail Ignatov.

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The club confirmed that the surgery was successful:

“Victor Moses successfully operated on in Germany. Moses’ recovery should take about six months.
“We wish Victor successful rehabilitation and look forward to his soonest return to the field!"

Meanwhile, Moses scored two goals in two games as Spartak Moscow thrashed Krasnodar 4-1 away on Saturday, July 23, to record their first win in the Russian league.

After that game, his outstanding performance and brilliant strike earned him the Man of the Match award.

Moses has now equalled his tally for last season (two goals) in the Russian top-flight after just two games played so far.

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