Sporting’s Onyewu out 8 weeks for knee surgery
Sporting Lisbon defender Oguchi Onyewu needs to have knee
surgery and will be sidelined for eight weeks.
The Portuguese club says medical scans performed on Tuesday
revealed ligament damage in the United States international’s right
knee, which were sustained in Sunday’s 1-0 victory over Pacos
Onyewu has scored four goals from 14 appearances for Sporting,
which is fourth in the Portuguese league standings – 13 points
behind leader Benfica.