Villa taken back into hospital

Feb 15, 2013, 11:10 IST | AFP

Barcelona striker David Villa has returned to hospital due to kidney stone pain just two days after being released for the same problem, the club confirmed yesterday

Villa has been taken to Barcelona hospital on the advice of the club’s medical services due to the “persistent pain caused by the nephritic colic he has suffered and to control his progression”, said a statement on

Villa was first taken into hospital on Monday. He was then released on Tuesday but failed to training as expected yesterday. 

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