Marrone ungergoes successful surgery

Adelaide United Football Club advises that its defender Michael Marrone has undergone surgery today.

Adelaide United Football Club advises that defender Michael Marrone has undergone surgery today to fix a break to his leg sustained in Friday night's 2-2 draw with Melbourne Heart at Coopers Stadium.

He has had a plate and screw put into his right fibula. The operation was successful and the long term prognosis is very positive. At this stage he will miss around 4 months and should be ready to join pre-season training just a bit behind the rest of the playing group.

The Adelaide United Football Club wishes Michael a speedy recovery and look forward to having re-join the squad in pre-season.