Bilbao’s Ander Herrera to have knee surgery

Athletic Bilbao midfielder Ander Herrera will undergo surgery

after injuring his right knee in Sunday’s game at Espanyol.

The Spanish club announced on Monday that Herrera will have

surgery to repair cartilage on Tuesday, but did not say how long

the 22-year-old playmaker is expected to be sidelined for.

Herrera helped Spain win the Under-21 European championship this

summer.