Sevilla has announced that club manager Eduardo Berizzo has undergone a successful surgery for his prostate cancer.
48-year old Berizzo revealed his diagnosis during Sevilla’s 3-3 UEFA Champions League draw with Liverpool.
A club statement read on Tuesday read: “The coach of Sevilla, Eduardo Berizzo, underwent successful surgery this afternoon for his recently-diagnosed prostate cancer, the club’s medical services have said.
“His recovery period will depend on his post-operative progress in the next few days.”
Assistant manager Ernesto Marcucci will be in charge as Sevilla play Cartagena in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday, before hosting Deportivo La Coruna in LaLiga on Saturday.