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Braithwaite could be sidelined until 2022 through injury

Sun 12 September 2021 | 22:16

The Blaugrana striker may be out of action until 2022 due to a knee injury.

Martin Braithwaite

scored a brace in

Barcelona

’s first game of the season as they vanquished

Real Sociedad

4-2 before he had to be drawn out injured in the battle against

Getafe

two weeks after that.

The former Leganes attacker did not play for Ronal Koeman’s side after that but reports claim that the 30-year-old has a minor knee injury.

However, he was allowed to be with his national team but Kasper Hjulmand did not believe he was fit enough.

As per reports from

Marca

, the Denmark international has taken tests for his problem after his arrival at Catalonia and he may stay out of action for four months.

The next 24 hours will reveal a final decision with Barca’s medical team set to provide a firm recommendation and they are even considering surgery.

The Danish striker’s absence will provide an opportunity for new signing Luuk de Jong after his loan switch from Sevilla.


source: SportMob