Barcelona have announced that Tito Vilanova’s operation on his parotid gland had gone “as expected”, while Carles Puyol said he had received positive news on the procedure.
Barcelona has announced it has come to an agreement to renew the contracts of the club’s most important players. The backbone of the team, Lionel Messi, Xavi Hernández and Carles Puyol, will keep defending the Catalan team colors for quite some time.
Messi agreed to a new contract with Barcelona on Tuesday that will keep him with the Spanish powerhouse through 2018.
Barcelona have announced Tito Vilanova's operation on his parotid gland had gone "as expected" as the 44-year-old began a second battle with cancer.
Vilanova, who also had a tumour removed from his throat in November last year, will now start six weeks of chemotherapy.
In a statement, the club said: "Vilanova's surgical procedure has gone as expected. His...