AP, Monday, November 23, 2009 3:15 PM
Serbian health authorities are looking for a mysterious healer who has treated the injuries of several English Premier League players with a cure that includes massage with horse placenta.
apparently has gone underground after health inspectors and police wanted to visit her private clinic in Belgrade. Her reputation as a miracle healer spread
throughout the EPL, with Arsenal's Robin van Persie
and Liverpool's Yossi Benayoun
, Albert Riera
, Fabio Aurelio
traveling to Belgrade this month. Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger
said he doubted the healing methods used by Kovacevic but nevertheless gave Van Persie permission to
visit her. "I'm not a fan, but I'm not a doctor, either," Wenger said. "I respect the freedom of everybody to be treated in the way they want to be treated."
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