English Premiership

Reds' Leiva out for season

2011-12-01 17:42
Lucas Leiva (File)

London - Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury, the English Premier League club said on Thursday.

The Brazil international had a scan on Thursday that confirmed an injury to the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

A statement on Liverpool's website said Lucas "will undergo surgery and unfortunately be ruled out for the remainder of the current campaign".

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