Barcelona’s Coutinho has knee surgical procedure


FILE PHOTO: Soccer Soccer – La Liga Santander – FC Barcelona v Levante – Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain – December 13, 2020 FC Barcelona’s Philippe Coutinho throughout the match REUTERS/Albert Gea

Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho has had surgical procedure on his left knee for an harm sustained throughout their 1-1 La Liga draw with Eibar in December, the Spanish membership stated.

Coutinho, 28, began the sport on the bench and got here on within the second half however limped off the pitch throughout stoppage time as Barcelona completed the sport with 10 males having made all their substitutions.

.”.. Philippe Coutinho underwent surgical procedure efficiently by Dr Rodrigo Lasmar on a meniscal cyst in his left knee underneath the supervision of the membership’s medical providers,” Barcelona stated on their web site.

“The participant isn’t obtainable for choice and his restoration will dictate his return to motion.”

The Brazilian has performed solely 14 video games this season in all competitions scoring three targets and is prone to miss the remainder of the marketing campaign.

Barcelona is second within the league with 65 factors, trailing Atletico Madrid by a degree.


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