Whereas the 3-2 comeback win towards Celta Vigo has created an awesome buzz at FC Barcelona, it got here at some value for the Blaugrana as they misplaced Frenkie de Jong to an harm.
The midfield mainstay needed to be taken off within the first half with an ankle situation and the membership have confirmed that the Dutchman has certainly sprained his proper ankle.
“Exams carried out have proven that Frenkie de Jong has a excessive proper ankle sprain. He’s out and his restoration will decide his availability,” the official assertion from the membership learn.
De Jong may very well be out till November
Whereas there was no time interval offered for his restoration and return, experiences recommend that De Jong may very well be out for over a month, till November.
It will imply that the Netherlands worldwide would miss essential matches towards the likes of Sevilla, FC Porto, Athletic Membership, and Shakhtar Donetsk, on the very least.
It will additionally result in the Barcelona celebrity lacking the all vital El Clasico towards Actual Madrid which is able to happen on October 28.
This doesn’t come as excellent news for Barcelona, who’re already with out one other key midfielder within the type of Pedri.
The 20-year-old is just anticipated to be again after subsequent month’s worldwide break and De Jong would now be out for a couple of extra weeks past that.