Previous
West Ham United
Liverpool
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Bayer Leverkusen
Werder Bremen
6:00 PM UTC
Game Details
VfB Stuttgart
Borussia Dortmund
7:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Granville
Bourg-Peronnas
8:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Sochaux
AS Monaco
8:00 PM UTC
Game Details
St Malo
GFC Ajaccio
8:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Universidad de Chile
River Plate
10:30 PM UTC
Leg 2Aggregate: 0 - 2
Game Details
Caracas F.C.
Huracán
12:45 AM UTC Feb 10, 2016
Leg 2Aggregate: 0 - 1
Game Details
Chiapas
Oaxaca
1:00 AM UTC Feb 10, 2016
Game Details
Next

Doctor: Pato's injuries not helped by Milan

Alexandre Pato's injury problems may have been made worse by doctors at former club AC Milan, according to the Brazilian national team's chief medic.

• Blog: Getting to know Niang

Pato, 23, returned to his homeland earlier this month, completing a €15 million transfer to Corinthians after making just 15 league appearances for the Rossoneri over the last two seasons.

The Brazil international has suffered a seemingly endless succession of injuries and medic Jose Luis Runco believes the San Siro club may have mistreated the player, causing him to miss more games than necessary.

"In my view, in the past Pato has been rushed back onto the field too quickly, or Milan got the treatment for his muscles wrong while he was out of action," Runco said.

"I have seen other cases like Pato's. With the right course of action and if the player collaborates with medics, I usually don't see any big problems."

It is not the first time the Serie A club have been accused of mishandling recovering Selecao stars, as those treating Kaka and Ronaldo also complained at the way the Milan medics had worked with their players in the past.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.