Barcelona are worried about De Jong-Pedri.

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Barcelona must assess the ankle injuries of Frenkie de Jong and Pedri that occurred in the latest game. Azulgrana visits Athletic Bilbao in La Liga on Sunday night. But had to face bad news in the first half because two main midfielders, De Jong and Pedri, were injury.

Starting with the case of De Jong, who encounter a problem in his right ankle, causing the medical team to come and check on his condition, the player could not continue playing and was remove from the game in the 25th minute. โปรโมชั่น ufabet

In addition, Barcelona’s misfortunes were not over yet because in the 42nd minute Pedri suffered another injury and the medical team came to check on his condition before the players surrendered to Xavi Hernandez.

In Pedri’s case, it remains to be see what problems there are. Because the picture is slow, there is a clash around the ankle area. And another moment is the opening of the ball that may affect the muscles of the right leg.

However, losing both De Jong and Pedri in the same match is consider bad news for Barca and Xavi, after which the doctor must thoroughly evaluate his condition again.

This may affect the second leg of the Champions League round of 16 game, which must be play at home against Napoli on March 12, as well as the duel game against Atletico Madrid after that.

Well-placed sources at the club believe Dutch international De Jong will be sideline for at least one month, with fears that Pedri could be unavailable for a longer period. Barcelona will be extra cautious with Pedri’s return due to his injury record.

“The injuries to Pedri and Frenkie do not look good,” Barca boss Xavi told reporters on Sunday night. “It is very unfortunate. They look like they will miss several games and could be out for a long time. Between today and tomorrow, we’ll know more.

“These are two very important players for us, and it seems like they will now be out for several matches, perhaps a long time. We have to hope it is less than we fear, but it is tremendous misfortune for us.”