BARCELONA, SPAIN – Japan midfielder Gaku Shibasaki underwent surgery for a fractured left foot and will spend the next two months on the sidelines, Spanish side Getafe said Monday.
The 25-year-old Shibasaki had surgery to fix a hairline fracture in his left foot after suffering the injury in a Sept. 16 home game against Barcelona, when he scored his first La Liga goal.
Shibasaki, who has 14 caps for Japan, signed a four-year contract with newly promoted Getafe in July after spending half a season in the second division with Tenerife.
In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.