Marquez undergoes successful knee surgery

MADRID - Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez had successful surgery on his left knee on Saturday to repair the damage he suffered in the Champions League semi-final first leg against Chelsea in midweek, the club said. The Mexican international is likely to be fit again in about three months in time for pre-season training, the Primera Liga leaders said on their website on Saturday. Barca's Argentine defender Gabriel Milito, who has been out for a year with a knee problem, should also be back in time for pre-season, the club added. BARCELONA FANS! Check’s ever-expanding interviews section for more stuff to read: Q&A Samuel Eto'o, Cesc Fabregas Web Exclusives Cesc Fabregas, Gary Lineker One on One Mark Hughes, Thierry Henry, Ronaldo Perfect XI Gheorghe Hagi, Hristo Stoichkov, Ronald Koeman Plus! Rate Barca players (and others) on Talentspotter