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Barcelona striker David Villa's nightmare season continues as he's admitted to hospital with kidney stones

Published 14/02/2013 | 10:55

BARCELONA striker David Villa has returned to hospital as he continues to suffer pain from kidney stones, the club have confirmed.

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The 31-year-old was admitted to hospital to have the stones removed on Monday and was released a day later, but a statement from Barca this morning said he had returned to be kept under observation.

The statement read: "The club's medical services have released a statement explaining that David Villa has been readmitted to the Hospital of Barcelona `due to the persistence of the pain caused by the renal colic he is suffering and to keep him under observation`.

"He has been ruled out of Saturday's league game against Granada."

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