Frenkie de Jong Sidelined for Five Weeks with Ankle Sprain: Will Miss Rest of Barcelona Season

Frenkie de Jong Sidelined for Five Weeks with Ankle Sprain: Will Miss Rest of Barcelona Season

22/04/2024

Act. a las 13:17

CEST

Bad news for Barça, bad news for Frenkie de Jong. The medical tests carried out this afternoon on the Dutchman confirm that he suffers a grade II sprain in his right ankle, setback due to which he will be away from the playing fields for around five weeks. In principle, then, Frenkie will no longer play with the Blaugrana team this season.

This Sunday, just before the break, The Dutchman sprained his right ankle in a duel with Valverdewhich was the ground and entered the dispute for the ball with everything. The Barça player was quickly left lying on the grass complaining about his ankle, the same one who was injured last March. Even in the fall, this area was injured for the first time, although the diagnosis was different from last March, when he spent five weeks in the dry dock.

Frenkie will surely miss the matches against Valencia, Girona, Real Sociedad, Almería and Rayo Vallecano. In addition, it is also likely that he will be absent in the league finale in Sevilla’s field. If Barça has already secured second place, everything indicates that the midfielder will not reappear until next year.

Yes, the former Ajax player should be ready to play the two friendlies with his team prior to the first match of the Euro Cup. On June 6 and 10, the Netherlands takes on Canada and Iceland. Then, on the 16th of the same month, the continental tournament begins, appointment for which Frenkie will be available.

2024-04-22 10:59:10
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