September 9, 2009 / 7:08 PM / 10 years ago

BRIEF-Soccer-Injured Milito back at Barca but no date for return

MERIDA, Spain, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Gabriel Milito returned to Barcelona on Wednesday after four months of treatment at home in Argentina on his injured right knee and said he did not want to predict when he might play again.

The defender has been out of action since April 2008 and said he would meet Barca’s doctors to discuss the next phase of his recovery.

“I don’t want to set a date for my return,” he told the club’s website ( “I am focused on taking things each day at a time and getting over this injury.”

Reporting by Iain Rogers in Merida; Editing by Clare Fallon; To query or comment on this story email

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