Juventus winger Pjaca sidelined for at least six months

Indo Asian News Service

Rome, March 31 (IANS) Juventus said that young winger Marko Pjaca underwent surgery on his right knee on Friday here and the Croatian is expected to return to regular training again in "approximately six months' time".

The 21-year-old sustained a tear of his cruciate ligament and external meniscus during Croatia's friendly football match against Estonia on Tuesday.

"The operation, conducted by Professor Mariani and in the presence of Juventus club doctor Claudio Rigo, was successful and the player will begin his rehabilitation programme with immediate effect," Juventus said in their website.