22 January 2012

Pruna: "To Fontàs we wait to end for the next preseason"

The centre-back Barcelona is six months Andreu Fontàs low after being operated on Saturday in his right knee after being injured in the Cup match against Osasuna.

This was confirmed by Barcelona, ​​after the player has undergone arthroscopic surgery by doctors Ramon Cugat and Ricard Pruna, in which he has had to reconstruct the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. After surgery, is set half a year of recovery, which separates the player from the competition this season. Fontàs seriously injured in the second leg of the Copa del Rey against Osasuna.

After the operation, appeared at a news conference doctors Ramon Cugat and Ricard Pruna. Pruna said that he had seen Fontàs "quite lively. In fact, it has been all these days, except on the same day he was injured. I've left with his father, talking quietly and well." Pruna also explained that "Andreu already had a major injury for some time, was inactive after spending three months for surgery and also know that this is going." The doctor was blunt in stating that "we are waiting Fontàs butt for the next preseason."

For his part, Dr. Cugat justified that it took a week to operate the player. "It was better that way. In surgery you can not go in a hurry and often wait a few days later saves weeks of recovery." He also explained that he is a young player and it can benefit him in his recovery so that when he returns it is at the 100 for 100."

The story came in the last question, when asked if Dr. Cugat for the recovery of long-term injury is a psychologist hired to assist the player. "If the psychologist is important in these cases. And I am a psychologist. I have been a player and I think that gives me a slight advantage in helping the players. Besides, I'm the type who always sees the glass half full rather than half empty. " (via SPORT)