Castan to move up surgery date

Today’s edition of Il Corriere dello Sport has reported that Brazilian defender Leandro Castan will move up his surgery date from the first week of December to as early as Tuesday or Wednesday of this week.

Castan, who will undergo a neurosurgical procedure, will be out for the next 6 months, which would rule him out for the remainder of the season.

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