Sporting Kansas City defender Andreu Fontas underwent successful insertional Achilles tendon clean up and repair surgery on Monday morning, the club announced today.
The procedure was performed by orthopedic surgeon Dr. Kirk McCullough at the Kansas City Orthopaedic Institute. Fontas is expected to miss four to five months during his rehabilitation.
Fontas, 29, started 15 of 18 appearances in all competitions for Sporting KC in his first full season with the club. The Banyoles, Spain native previously represented FC Barcelona, RCD Mallorca and RC Celta Vigo in the Spanish top flight prior to arriving in Kansas City midway through the 2018 campaign.