FC Barcelona confirm injured Fati has undergone another operation

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BERLIN – Ansu Fati’ injury comeback has hit another setback, FC Barcelona confirming the Spain forward has had undergo another knee operation.

Fati suffered a serious meniscus injury in November, having scored five goals across 10 appearances for Barca in all competitions.

He had initially been forecast return in March.

But the 18-year- hinted in a social media post at the end of month he may be facing a longer spell on the sidelines.

Having failed return throughout April, Fati has now gone under the knife yet again, this time for a revision arthroscopy in his left knee.

Barca confirmed in a statement on the club’ official website the operation had been undertaken by Dr. Jose Carlos Noronha in Porto.

The Blaugrana have offered update on a timescale for Fati’ return.

But will certainly rule the youngster of Euro 2020, albeit his chances of making the rearranged tournament already seemed extremely remote.(dpa/NAN)