Barca’s new player, down with hamstring injury

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Thomas VermaelenBarcelona has announced Thomas Vermaelen will be of action for an indefinite period of time due to a hamstring injury.

The Belgium international passed a medical at the weekend before completing his €19 million transfer Arsenal, but the Catalans have now revealed the 28-year- will not be ready to make his debut for now following his World Cup exploits.

Vermaelen made appearances for Marc Wilmots’ at this summer’s tournament in Brazil, where Belgium made it to the quarter-finals.

“The first-team player Thomas Vermaelen has a hamstring injury in his right leg he sustained in June during the World Cup,” a on the club’s official website reads. [eap_ad_2] “The player will undergo physiotherapy. His to regular training action depends on the evolution of the injury.”

Vermaelen signed a contract with Barcelona until the summer of 2019 on Sunday.

The Camp Nou side previously secured the services of Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Claudio Bravo, Jeremy Mathieu, Alen Halilovic, Ivan Rakitic and Luis Suarez. ([eap_ad_3]