Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira will be on the sidelines for a month after having treatment to correct an irregular heartbeat, the Serie A leaders said on Wednesday.
Khedira, 31, did not travel for Wednesday's Champions League round-of-16 first leg at Atletico Madrid after being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation.
I've had a successful interventional therapy today in the morning with an ablation of an arrhythmogenic atrial focus. Everything went perfectly well and I will be able to get back to work after a short rest. Thank you so much for all your messages and get well wishes! pic.twitter.com/TyOTVsxDMw— Sami Khedira (@SamiKhedira) February 20, 2019
Khedira underwent an "electrophysiological study and successful interventional therapy," Juve said in a statement on their website.
"After a short period of convalescence [he] will...