Liga - Vilanova ‘stable’ after emergency surgery

Tito Vilanova is said to be in a stable condition after undergoing emergency surgery, reports in Spain have said.

Football - Former Barcelona coach Vilanova dies aged 45

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Illness forced Tito Vilanova to step down as Barcelona head coach

The former Barcelona Coach was admitted to hospital on Thursday and had surgery the same day after routine scans revealed a more serious issue of a gastric complication, according to Mundo Deportivo.

Vilanova has been undergoing treatment for parotid cancer, having been diagnosed with the illness in 2011.

The 45-year-old stepped down as Barcelona Coach last summer.

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