Real Sociedad have revealed Umar Sadiq will undergo surgery on his right knee on Thursday, reports THE KINGS
The Nigeria international sustained the injury in the White and Blues 2-1 defeat to Getafe on Sunday night.
Sadiq was diagnosed with a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament on Monday and is set to miss the remainder of the 2022/23 campaign.
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“After suffering a rupture of his anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, Sadiq Umar will undergo surgery on 15th September in Vitoria, with Dr Mikel Sánchez taking control of the procedure,” reads a statement on the club’s official website.
The 25-year-old linked up with Real Sociedad from another LaLiga club, Almeria on transfer deadline day.
The Super Eagles striker scored on his debut against Atletico Madrid after coming as a substitute.