Physio confirms Ronaldo absence

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Cristiano Ronaldo will definitely be out of action for at least three months, the Portuguese national team physiotherapist has said.

The Manchester United winger, the subject of a bitter transfer wrangle between the Premier League champions and Spanish suitors Real Madrid, underwent surgery on his right ankle last Monday.

And on Sunday, Portugal physiotherapist Antonio Gaspar said: "Cristiano Ronaldo will not be in an optimum state for the competition until 12 weeks are up."

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