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A Barcelona on the edge loses another striker: Braithwaite go under the knife

A Barcelona on the edge loses another striker: Braithwaite go under the knife

The Danish footballer may very well be out for about 4 months attributable to a patellofemoral harm in his left knee

Braithwaite celebrates a purpose on the Camp Nou.JOSEP LAGOAFP

Barcelona continues to build up disappointments. Martin Braithwaite, the Danish striker who had began the League in opposition to Actual Sociedad scoring two targets and claiming a task so many instances questioned, turns into the nurse’s new tenant. The Barça membership introduced this Monday that the footballer should bear surgical procedure within the subsequent few days to deal with a patellofemoral harm in his left knee. The entity didn’t report the time of withdrawal, though it’s estimated that he may very well be away from the taking part in fields for not less than 4 months.

Braithwaite’s harm leaves the technician Ronald Koeman earlier than a bleak outlook on the offensive entrance. Barcelona, ​​which opens this Tuesday within the Champions League in opposition to the mighty Bayern, can barely depend on two born forwards: Memphis Depay, for now a Barcelona sensation (two targets in three league video games), and Luuk de Jong, included from Seville within the final minutes of the summer season market as soon as the departure of Antoine Griezmann to the Atlantic. Memphis and Luuk, by the way in which, shaped an attacking pair at PSV Eindhoven, then educated by PhillipCocu within the 2014-15 season. They conquered the Eredivisie and scored 54 targets between the 2.

The 18-year-old Austrian winger Yusuf demir, who performed 28 minutes within the first league sport, and Philippe Coutinho, already registered however not taking part in since he was injured on December 29, 2020 in opposition to Eibar, are the opposite alternate options out there to a Koeman on the restrict.

Within the season when the president Joan Laporta I made a decision to not renew Leo Messi and I seemed for a method out for Antoine Griezmann, the casualties have gathered in assault. Ansu Fati, operated 4 instances on the meniscus of his left knee, continues to recuperate his type on the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper. No person needs to take dangers with the 18-year-old ahead, the membership’s nice hope for this transition stage. TO Ousmane Dembl, injured in his proper knee within the final European Championship and who underwent surgical procedure on June 28, will not be anticipated till the start of November. Whereas Sergio AgeroLaporta’s private guess within the instances when he thinks he should renew Messi, he has not but debuted with the Barça shirt. With a tendon harm to the interior calf of his proper leg suffered every week earlier than the beginning of the League, Kun works to return to play on the finish of subsequent October. His thought might be to play minutes within the traditional in opposition to Actual Madrid on the Camp Nou (October 24).