'Toto' to undergo surgery

November 28, 2017
Sevilla's coach, Eduardo Berizzo, right, celebrates with Guido Pizarro, left.

 

MADRID, Spain (AP):

Sevilla coach Eduardo 'Toto' Berizzo will undergo surgery to treat prostate cancer today, the club said.

Berizzo's return will depend on "the success of the surgery" and his "post-operative development".

Assistant manager Ernesto Marcucci will coach the first team until Berizzo is back.

Sevilla announced last week that the 48-year-old Argentine was diagnosed with a malignant prostate tumour.

Sevilla are fifth in the Spanish league.

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