Register Login Live


Barca Release Statement On Fati

Spanish giants FC Barcelona have released an official statement regarding how long 18-year-old African-born sensation Ansu Fati will spend on the sidelines.

'I Never Said That To Messi'

The Spain international picked up an injury during the Blaugrana's LaLiga match against Real Betis on the weekend, which forced him to miss the second half of his side's 5-2 win at the Camp Nou.

On Monday, Fati underwent surgery for his ruptured meniscus, but the winger will now be out recovering until about March 2021, according to the club.

The statement on Barcelona's website read: "The first team player Ansu Fati has been operated on successfully by Dr. Ramon Cugat for the injury to the internal meniscus of his left knee under the supervision of the club's medical staff. The player will be out for approximately four months."

Fati had featured in 10 matches this season before picking his first big injury, scoring five goals and assisting a further four strikes in that time.

Click through the gallery below to see Fati and other players who rejected Africa to represent European nations in 2020. 

8 African Stars Who Returned To Their Local Leagues

Pep: What Klopp And I Spoke About After Game

10 Highest Scoring Defenders Of All Time


Top 5

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

21 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Nedbank Cup Last 32 Fixtures Revealed

132 Jan 14, 2021 06:28 PM in Nedbank Cup

Transfer Update: Salah

1 Jan 19, 2021 12:42 PM in English Premier League

Chiefs' Plans To Catch Downs

147 Jan 08, 2021 07:05 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Transfer Update: Salah

1 Jan 19, 2021 12:42 PM in English Premier League

Hunt Selects Chiefs' Man Of The Match, Snubs Nurkovic

41 Jan 19, 2021 07:45 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Revealed: Serero Amongst 10 Highest Valued SA Players

3 Jan 19, 2021 11:45 AM in Players Abroad

Pogba: Rashford & Martial Don't Have Cavani's Quality

11 Jan 22, 2021 08:31 AM in English Premier League

Check Out Moleko’s Farm Ride Flexes

4 Jan 21, 2021 03:10 PM in Stars & Their Cars

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

28 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

Chiefs Explain Unpleasant Trip To Angola

56 Jan 07, 2021 09:14 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

Festival & Co Lauded As Unbeaten Swallows Prepare For Bucs

6 Jan 07, 2021 03:12 PM in Orlando Pirates