The Spaniard played 45 minutes in the match against Real Betis before leaving the field for Lionel Messi. After that, the Argentine superstar scored 2 goals, helping the Camp Nou home team win 5-2 to rise to 8th place on the rankings.
Losing Fati, Barca still has Francisco Trincao and Ousmane Dembele. However, the forte of this duo is the right wing, not to mention the unstable performance.
The Spaniard’s injury could pave the way for Memphis Depay to move to Camp Nou in the winter transfer window. Barca pursued former striker Man Utd throughout the summer of 2020 but failed to reach an agreement with Lyon.
Depay also hinted at leaving France and insisted that Lyon should take advantage of his time when he was with the club. Fati was given the opportunity to the first team by former coach Quique Setien and did not take much time to make his mark. In the past season, he played 33 matches, scored 8 goals and made 1 assists.
Young striker Ansu Fati was diagnosed with at least 4 months of absence after undergoing knee surgery. The Barca home page posted the Ansu Fati injury report. The Camp Nou team revealed.
“Under the supervision of medical staff, Fati has undergone a successful meniscus injury to his left knee with Dr. Ramon Cugat. Expected recovery time. takes 4 months.”
“Fati played actively in the first half against Real Betis. This season, Barca’s young striker played 10 games, 7 in La Liga and 3 in the Champions League. Fati played a total of 596 minutes, scored 5 goals and There are two tectonic lines, “said Barca’s announcement.
Among manager Ronald Koeman’s attacking quartet, including Fati, Messi, Philippe Coutinho and Antoine Griezmann. The 18-year-old striker is the second best striker when only one goal behind the Argentine superstar.
He is often arranged by the Dutch strategist to play in the left corridor. While Messi kicked the highest, Coutinho was in the center and Griezmann on the right.