Mon. Jun 27th, 2022

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The Barcelona forward has pain in his right knee

Vallecano this Wednesday evening after he suffered a knock against Real Madrid.

The news has been confirmed by the club, as the 18-year-old’s injury troubles continue.

“The first team player Ansu Fati has pain in his right knee. He is unavailable for selection and his recovery will dictate his return,” Barcelona tweeted ahead of the game.

Ansu Fati wasn’t able to make an impact in the Clasico defeat to Real Madrid last Sunday, as he was withdrawn in the 73rd minute for Sergio Aguero. It is thought that he suffered the knock after a coming together with David Alaba.

The situation was played down by Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman, who called described the injury as “small annoyances” during his press conference, suggesting that for now Ansu “has to rest.”

With Ansu Fati missing against RayoMemphis DepayPhilippe Coutinho and Aguero could begin the match as a front three.

By Nwosu Chizoba David

Nwosu Chizoba David is an entertainment and football lover, promoter, analyst and writer. He aspires to make a name in the media company. He is the CEO of Soccercruz (News site, Podcast, Radio and Television). email: zobanwosu88@gmail.com, phone number: +2348063046744.

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