Neymar and Jordi Alba Set for Throat Surgery This Friday

Neymar and Alba

The “Golden Ball” winner of Confederations Cup 2013, Brazil’s sensation 21-year old Neymar would undergo a minor throat surgery before his move to Barcelona. Neymar has joined Barcelona from Santos for a walloping €57m.

The operation on Neymar would take place this Friday. Guardian.co.uk quoted Neymar,”It’s a problem that I have, my throat always bothers me, so we’re going to operate to resolve it once and for all.”

According to Barcelona, Neymar will undergo a tonsillectomy in a Rio de Janerio hospital. Doctors have reported that at least 10 days required for recovery. A Barcelona representative will be present during the operation.

Another Barcelona player Jordi Alba will undergo the same operation in Spain. Neymar’s Brazilian colleague David Luiz is also scheduled to undergo a broken nose repair on Thursday.

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