In a recent La Liga match against Celta Vigo, Barcelona clinched a thrilling 3-2 victory. However, the win came at a cost as Frenkie de Jong suffered an injury and had to be replaced by Gavi in the 38th minute of the game.
On Sunday, Barcelona confirmed de Jong’s injury after tests were carried out to determine the extent of his injury. The announcement on Barca’s website reads; “Tests carried out on the first team player Frenkie de Jong show that he has an injury to the tibiofibular syndesmosis in his right ankle. He is unavailable for selection and his recovery will dictate his return.”
The extent of de Jong’s injury is still unknown, but it could potentially result in him missing several upcoming matches for Barcelona. Here’s a list of games that de Jong could possibly miss:
Athletic Club (Home)
Real Madrid (Home)
Real Sociedad (Away)
The absence of de Jong could be a significant blow for Barcelona, considering his pivotal role in the team’s midfield. His potential absence in these crucial fixtures will test the depth and resilience of the squad.
Stay tuned for more updates on Frenkie de Jong’s injury status and its impact on Barcelona’s campaign.