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Real Sociedad Reveal Surgery Date For Sadiq

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.