Bendtner has thigh surgery

  • Last Updated: December 18 2012, 10:45 GMT

Juventus striker Nicklas Bendtner has undergone successful surgery on a thigh injury, the Serie A club have confirmed.

Nicklas Bendtner: Faces two months out
Nicklas Bendtner: Faces two months out

Nicklas Bendtner

11. Nicklas Bendtner

Title Number
Appearances 9 (8)
Goals 2
Assists 1
Yellows 1
Reds 0
*Current Season

The on-loan Arsenal forward was treated in London by Arsenal consultant Ernest Schilders after suffering the injury in last week's Coppa Italia meeting with Cagliari.

A statement on Juve's official website confirmed that the 24-year-old has had the adductor longus tendon in his left thigh reinserted, with his prognosis and rehabilitation schedule to be verified with English doctors over the next few days.

Bendtner, who is likely to miss at least two months, has been a peripheral figure since joining the Italian champions on a season-long loan this summer.

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