AC Milan announced on Thursday the absence of a player for three to four months.
According to the official website of Milan, the Brazilian defender Leo Duarte, the team, today underwent successful surgery in the heel of the foot.
He pointed out that the period of recovery and return to participate in the games again, it may take three to four months, so the return of Duarte may be in March.
Duarte was originally involved with AC Milan before suffering an injury that disrupted his career with the Rossoneri.
The Milan are watching more than a defender in the next winter Mercato, the most prominent of which is the Turkish Merih Demirel, Juventus player.
Milan are currently 12th in the table with 14 points.