Barcelona have announced injury to midfield duo Rafinha and Sergi Roberto.
The duo picked up their respective injury in Barcelona 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid at Wanda Metropolitano. While Sergi Roberto will be out for almost a month due to a hamstring injury. The story is different for Rafinha, who faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines
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Rafinha got injured few minutes after replacing Sergi Roberto at Wanda Metropolitano stadium. He managed to complete the game, but a scan after the game confirmed he will under go surgery after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee.
A statement from Barcelona confirming the injury reads:
“Rafinha has a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament of the left knee. In the next few days we will proceed with surgical treatment.”
The Catalan club also gave a medical update on Sergi Roberto.
“Sergi Roberto will be out for between three to four weeks with a rupture of the hamstring in his left leg.”
Barcelona next game is a UEFA Champions League match on Wednesday, 28 away to PSV Eindhoven.