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Portland Timbers MF Diego Valeri to have left knee surgery


PORTLAND, Oregon — Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri will have surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

Valeri was injured in Saturday's 2-0 victory over FC Dallas. The team said Tuesday that Valeri's surgery will be scheduled once the injury is stabilized.

The 28-year-old Valeri had 11 goals and 14 assists in 33 games in his second season with Portland. He is expected to be sidelined for at least five months.

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