Rome, July 9: Inter Milan defender Jeison Murillo underwent a successful operation on his broken nose, according to the Italian club.(READ: Neymar was kicked out of Copa America 2015: Javier Mascherano )

The Colombian player “underwent an operation this morning at Humanitas on the broken nose he sustained at the Copa America”, the club tweeted on Wednesday.”The operation was a complete success,” Inter assured, explaining that Murillo would be at the disposal of coach Roberto Mancini starting next week.

The defender’s nose was broken during the Colombia-Brazil tie in the 2015 Copa America group stage, hosted recently by Chile, reports Efe.Murillo, 23, joined Inter last week from Spanish club Granada.