Philippe Coutinho, lesionado in the knee

FROM 6 TO 8 WEEKS OF ABSENCE

COMMUNIQUÉ: The Barça confirms that Coutinho will be operated immediately

Published:1/01/2021 - 19:43h

Updated:1/01/2021 - 20:15h

The FC Barcelona has confirmed, through a communiqué, that Philippe Coutinho will be operated this same Saturday of his injury in the knee

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They confirm the worst presagios on the injury of Philippe Coutinho. The polyvalent Brazilian player will be operated this same Saturday, as it has informed the FC Barcelona through a communiqué issued in the last hours.

"The player of the first team Philippe Coutinho will be taken part tomorrow -Saturday- of the injury in the external meniscus of the left knee by the doctor Joan Carles Monllau under the supervision of the medical services of the club. Once finalised the intervention will facilitate a new communiqué with information of the result and the time of drop approximated", explains the club.

It fits to remember that the past Tuesday the international Brazilian fell lesionado of the external meniscus of the left knee in the party against the Eibar, few minutes after having ingresado to the field in the second half. Justo after the operation, the club will issue a new communiqué to inform of how has gone the intervention, that expects that it was successfully.

Although it still does not know the exact time that 'Cou' will have to remain moved away of the terrains of game, foresees that, after the arthroscopy to which will be subjected, see forced to keep of drop between six or eight weeks, arriving to time, in this case, to contest the turn of the eighth of final of the UEFA Champions League 2020-21 in front of Paris Saint-Germain in the Park of The Princes.

Coutinho difumina In the Barça

After a promising beginning of season, therefore, the aureole of Coutinho derrumba and the barcelonismo, in general lines as it can read in the main forums and surveys of the media, has increasingly clear that would bet by the sale of the Brazilian during this same market of winter, or of the contrary of face to the next summer.

Independently of the injury, fruit of the bad fortune, true is that Coutinho had gone down ostensiblemente his competitive level in the last parties contested with the Barcelona T-shirt, until the point that Pedri González had won him clearly the game in the titularity. Once again, the enésima, seems that the future of Coutinho in the Barça complicates .

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