Sevilla and Spain winger Navas to have ankle surgery

Updated: Nov 02, 2010, 09:24 AM IST

Madrid: Sevilla winger Jesus Navas will have surgery on his troublesome left ankle after aggravating a previous injury in training on Monday.

The Spain international had been making good progress but hurt himself when attempting a cross and surgery was recommended by medical staff, the La Liga club said on their website.

Navas will miss Sevilla`s match at home to Valencia next Monday and could be out for several weeks.

Bureau Report