Ibrahim Afellay

  • Barcelona's Ibrahim Afellay cleared to play after 2nd surgery January 24, 2014

    Barcelona: Barcelona team doctors have cleared midfielder Ibrahim Afellay to play after a six-month layoff following his second major leg surgery. Afellay's last game for Barcelona was in May 2012, after which he was loaned to Schalke for the 2012-13 season. He then had a series of injuries leading to surgery last...
  • Barcelona's Afellay out for 4 months after leg surgery August 23, 2013

    Barcelona: Barcelona says Dutch midfielder Ibrahim Afellay will be sidelined for four months after undergoing surgery on his right leg. The Spanish club says Afellay had surgery on Thursday to treat a "chronic injury related to the muscle and tendon" in his right thigh. The 27-year-old Afellay has suffered a series of...
  • Ibrahim Afellay to have surgery on chronic muscle injury August 20, 2013

    Barcelona: Barcelona midfielder Ibrahim Afellay will undergo surgery on his right leg on Thursday. The Spanish club says the Dutch international needs the operation to treat a "chronic muscle injury" in his right thigh. The 27-year-old Afellay has had several injuries since joining Barcelona for the 2010-11 season. He underwent surgery...
  • Schalke beat Arsenal 2-0 in Champions League October 25, 2012

    London: Netherlands internationals Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Ibrahim Afellay scored late goals as Schalke outclassed Arsenal to win 2-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday, lifting the team above the English side to the top of Group B. The German visitors had wasted a string of good openings by the...