Sky Italia: Castan’s operation successful

According to Sky Italia, Roma’s Leandro Castan neurological operation earlier this morning was successful.

Doctors operated on the Brazilian defender for over three hours and have successfully removed the cavernoma in his brain. The player is expected to require 4-6 months before being able to play again for the Giallorossi.

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