Ansu Fati will be out for 4 months after undergoing a meniscus surgery.
Fati will have a surgery on his left knee on Monday after he got himself injured during the Real Betis clash recently.
Renowned traumatologist Ramon Cugat in Barcelona met with Ansu Fati and diagnosed him with a meniscus injury on his left knee – and it’s rather serious and could see him out of action for the next four months at the least.
During Barcelona’s 5-2 Real Betis victory, Fati had to be taken out of the game at half time on Saturday and he was replaced with team captain Lionel Messi.
“Fati had some discomfort in the first half and we replaced him at half-time so as not to take risks,” coach Ronald Koeman told reporters after the game.
Barcelona also confirmed his injury after releasing a statement.
A club statement read: “The first team player Ansu Fati will undergo surgery [on] Monday for the injury to the meniscus in his left knee by Dr. Ramon Cugat under the supervision of the club’s medical services.
“Once this intervention is completed, a new communication will be provided with information on the result and the approximate time of withdrawal.”