Sevilla coach Eduardo Berizzo has efficiently undergone surgical procedure after being identified with prostate most cancers, the membership have introduced.
The 48-year-old’s sickness was made public within the wake of final week’s Three-Three Champions League draw with Liverpool, when Sevilla got here from Three-Zero down at half-time.
A membership assertion on Tuesday learn: “The coach of Sevilla, Eduardo Berizzo, underwent profitable surgical procedure this afternoon for his recently-diagnosed prostate most cancers, the membership’s medical providers have mentioned.
“His restoration interval will rely upon his post-operative progress within the subsequent few days.”
Sevilla assistant coach Ernesto Marcucci has been put in command of the primary workforce in Berizzo’s absence.
The Spanish facet play Cartagena within the Copa del Rey on Wednesday, earlier than internet hosting Deportivo La Coruna in La Liga on Saturday.
Marcucci is assured issues will runs easily at Sevilla whereas Berizzo recovers from the operation.
He informed a information convention: ” Eduardo will probably be concerned each day so we’re taking this [his absence] with the most important naturalness. This can be a place that I do not need to be right now but it surely’s solely as a result of circumstances pal goes by way of. In the case of soccer, we’re going to try to resolve issues in the absolute best method. This can be a huge membership and the goal is to proceed to win.”
Marcucci hailed Berizzo, saying: “His composure offers us energy. He left every thing organised for right now. We spoke earlier than the coaching session and he is been in everlasting contact. His vigour is an instance for everybody who’s subsequent to him. He prioritises work over his well being, he has already proven that. We’ll attempt to observe his tempo. We’re right here for him and for Sevilla in order that this second goes as quick as potential and we proceed to win.”
Marcucci additionally spoke about Steven N’Zonzi being omitted for a second straight sport from Sevilla’s squad for technical causes.
Diario de Sevilla claims that the midfielder had a fallout with Berizzo after being substituted at half-time of their draw in opposition to Liverpool.
N’Zonzi didn’t characteristic in Sunday’s Three-2 win at Villarreal and was additionally omitted of the squad for Wednesday’s sport in opposition to Cartagena.
Requested about N’Zonzi’s absence, Marcucci mentioned: “Eduardo already defined it on the time. It is nonetheless a technical choice. He’s one other participant within the squad and as soon as we think about it acceptable he’ll return to be known as up.”