Malaga's Toulalan to have surgery on broken foot


MALAGA, Spain (AP) -- Malaga midfielder Jeremy Toulalan has broken a bone in his left foot and will undergo surgery.

The former Lyon player injured his foot during Malaga's 1-0 win over Levante on March 10.

The 28-year-old Toulalan has been a starter for coach Manuel Pellegrini since joining the club in the offseason.

Malaga is in fifth place in the Spanish league before its match at La Rosaleda stadium against Rayo Vallecano later Thursday.