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Ansu Fati to undergo surgery on knee injury

Barcelona youngster Ansu Fati will undergo surgery after tearing his meniscus in the club's 5:2 La Liga win over Real Betis. The 18-year-old forward was subbed off at half-time in the course of the game at Camp Nou. The club via the manager Ronald Koeman told reporters after the game that he had suffered damage to his left knee: "Fati had some discomfort in the first half and we replaced him at half-time so as not to take risks" Fati is scheduled to undergo an operation on Monday. After this is done, the club will disclose more details about how long he will be out of action to ensure a full recovery. A club statement read: "The first team player Ansu Fati will undergo surgery [on] Monday for the injury to the meniscus in his left knee by Dr. Ramon Cugat under the supervision of t...

Kluivert – Fati has to play for Barca B to get more game time

Barcelona academy director Patrick Kluivert has stated that Ansu Fati may need to drop down to the Barcelona B side to get more game time. Fati, 17, has made a brilliant start to life in the 2019-20 season after his promotion to the Barcelona senior team due to injuries to Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, and Ousmane Dembele. He was impressive as he scored in back-to-back La Liga games against Osasuna and Valencia and also made his UEFA Champions League debut for the Blaugrana against Borussia Dortmund. He also established himself as the youngest player to play for Barca since 1941 and also became the youngest player in the La Liga to score a goal and provide an assist in a single game. This was in the space of seven minutes. READ: Pochettino refused Tottenham’s request to resign as ...

Ansu Fati very grateful for Barcelona debut against Betis

Barcelona teenager Ansu Fati has expressed gratitude after making his debut for the club in the 5:2 La Liga win over Real Betis at the Camp Nou on Sunday. Ansu Fati, 16, trained with the first team during the week but was a surprise inclusion in Ernesto Valverde's matchday squad. The surprise got better when he came on as a substitute for Carles Perez to establish himself as the club's second-youngest debutant. READ: Simpson backs James Maddison to Join Man United After the game, the player expressed his thoughts about what had transpired in the week leading to his debut for the Catalans: “The truth is that I was very nervous but I only have words of thanks to everyone, the club, the coach and the fans, who have received me very well. “I looked at my parents, my family, w...