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Davide Santon’s right knee: A history…

September 15th, 2011 | 50 Comments |

Davide Santon: Knee knacked again.
Santon: Knee knacked again.
Earlier today, Davide Santon injured his right knee once again in training.

Speaking in a rare interview, Newcastle United manager, Alan Pardew, suggested that may have been another recurrence of a *lateral meniscus injury which have haunted the Italian since it was torn in an Italy Under-21s game against Luxembourg in November, 2009.

Pardew said of the latest injury:

“Unfortunately, Davide hurt his knee this morning. He’s going for a scan today. That’s not good news for us.

“He’s having a scan on what looks like a cartilage. His knee looked a little bit unhealthy after training today.

“It’s an injury he’s had previously, so I think it’s very wise that the doctor and his team have him scanned today to make sure.

“I’m not actually sure of the mechanics of it. It’s very important he has a good start at this football club, so we want to make sure he’s 100%” (more…)