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BREAKING: Arturo Vidal is out for the season

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The Chilean’s surgery was deemed a success, but his recovery will keep him out for the remainder of the season.

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According to shocking news reported by FCBayern.com, Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal’s surgery was successful in repairing the damage in his knee, but the Chilean will miss the rest of this season in recovery. The news is surely a blow to the club.

Arturo Vidal underwent knee surgery by Dr Ulrich Boenisch in Augsburg on Monday. The loose body that had been diagnosed beforehand was removed. The attachment of the rear lateral meniscus which was damaged by the loose body was repaired. The season is over for Arturo Vidal.

With Vidal out of commission, the importance of players like Thiago Alcantara, Sebastian Rudy, Javi Martinez, and Corentin Tolisso will be amplified. In addition, Jupp Heynckes may have to get creative with his lineups as James Rodriguez or Thomas Müller could find themselves occupying the “8” in an effort to keep as much offense in the lineup as possible down the stretch.

Get well, Guerrero!