FC Barcelona has confirmed with a statement that Danish forward Martin Braithwaite will have to undergo surgery in the coming days for a patellofemoral injury to his left knee. An ailment that, normally, a drop of between three and four is estimated.
In this statement, the club confirms that the conservative treatment to which the striker has been subjected has not taken effect and that, for this reason, he will have to undergo surgery. It is very likely that the forward will not play again until 2022.
The Blaugrana forward has played three league games this season, of which he has played 226 minutes and has scored three goals, two of them in the double he scored against Real Sociedad at the Camp Nou.
Braithwaite joins Ansu Fati, Dembélé and Agüero in the Barça infirmary. Four of the forwards of the squad. Of the first squad, only Memphis and newcomer Luuk De Jong are available to play against Bayern Munich.