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Ahly's injured defender Metwalli to undergo knee surgery on Wednesday

Ahram Online , Tuesday 18 Aug 2020
Ahly defender Mahmoud Metwali (Photo: Al-Ahram)
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Ahly defender Mahmoud Metwali will undergo a knee surgery in Egypt upon his request on Wednesday, the Cairo giants announced on Tuesday.

The central defender sustained a serious knee injury during his side's 3-0 win over Aswan in a league game on Monday and scans revealed that he suffers from a partial tear in his anterior cruciate ligament, which will sideline him for months.  

Egyptian players usually prefer to undergo such surgeries abroad but the 27-year-old informed the club's football director Sayed Abdel-Hafiz that he wants to be treated in Egypt.

Metwalli, who joined Ahly from Ismaily on a five-year contract last summer, has made 15 appearances with the Red Devils in all competitions so far this season.

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