Totti back in four months - Dr Mariani

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Doctors are optimistic Roma captain Francesco Totti will be fit for the start of next season.

Totti underwent surgery on his right knee in the Italian capital on Sunday having sustained a cross ligament injury during his team´s 1-1 draw against Livorno on Saturday.

"The feeling is good and the player could have a speedy recovery to play next season in the domestic league and in the Champions League," said doctor Pier Paolo Mariani, who carried out the procedure. The recovery time has been set at four months."

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