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PSG's Marco Verratti undergoes groin surgery

According to PSG, the Italian playmaker's "operation was a success". While the 23-year-old has been ruled out of Euro 2016, he is expected to be fully fit ahead of next season.

PSG's Marco Verratti undergoes groin surgery

Paris Saint-Germain's Italy international midfielder Marco Verratti has undergone surgery on a persistent groin injury, his club confirmed on Monday.

'As previously announced by the Club, Marco Verratti underwent surgery on Monday 16 May, at the Aspetar Hospital in Doha,' read a statement released by the French champions, who added 'the operation was a success.'

Verratti has been troubled by the injury for several months and PSG announced at the beginning of May that the 23-year-old required an operation and would not be able to feature for his country at Euro 2016 as a result.