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Knee op to sideline Galaxy’s Keane for up to six weeks

01 April 2016, 12:08

Los Angeles - Los Angeles Galaxy and Ireland forward Robbie Keane will be sidelined four to six weeks after surgery on his ailing right knee, the Major League Soccer team said Thursday.

The Galaxy said Keane, the club's top scorer in the last four seasons, underwent a successful procedure in Los Angeles.

The player himself posted a photo of his heavily bandaged leg on Instagram.

Also read: Keane returns to national fold

The injury saw Keane, 35, miss out on Ireland's March friendlies, with Ireland manager Martin O'Neill saying Keane wanted to be sure he's healthy for Euro 2016 later this year.

Keane had played in the Galaxy's first three matches this MLS season, scoring two goals.

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