By Monika Prell
Next Monday, Spanish cyclist Juan Miguel Mercado will have an operation on his meniscus in his right knee. He received a strong blow in the first stage of the Volta a Mallorca.
At first, the injury was believed not to be so bad, but after the medical checks doctors advised him that it would be best would to have an operation. According to the Spanish newspaper Marca, the cyclist who is riding for the French team Agritubel, will have the operation in Granada's hospital "La Salud".