Barcelona issued an official statement regarding Gavi. Sounds like a verdict. Nightmare Football
On Sunday, November 20, the Spanish national team confidently defeated Georgia 3-1 after goals by Robin Le Normand, Ferran Torres and an own goal by Luka Lochoshivieli. Kvicha Kvaratshelia scored the honorary goal for the guests. And with this meeting they ended the phase Euro 2024 qualifiers, taking a leadership position. Surely Gavi he will want to forget about it as soon as possible match. The Spanish midfielder left the pitch in the first half. Kosz showed a grimace on his face. The worst guesses and reports regarding his injury were confirmed.
Gavi’s terrible injury
Gavi was injured in the 26th minute without contact with the opponent. – In the 23rd minute, Gavi tried to receive the ball, but while doing so, he felt pain in his knee. He grabbed it, and a grimace immediately appeared on his face, indicating that something serious had happened – wrote Bartosz Naus, journalist of Sport.pl The Spaniard left the field on his own.
FC Barcelona issued a statement regarding Gavi’s injury
On Monday morning, foreign media speculated that that Gavi had torn the cruciate ligaments in his knee. Unfortunately, this scenario was confirmed. After detailed examinations, FC Barcelona issued an official statement regarding the health condition of its player. “The medical examination that Gavi underwent on Monday morning confirmed a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and an injury to the lateral meniscus,” we read on the official website.
Such a terrible injury excludes the Spaniard from playing this season, which is a serious blow for him FC Barcelona. The 19-year-old will return to the pitch next year. Everything indicates that he will miss the European Championships in Germany, as well as the Olympic Games in Paris.
The club does not officially indicate any return date. “The player will undergo surgery in the coming days, after which a new medical announcement will be published,” we read. Fabrizio Romano took to social media to suggest that Gavi will be sidelined for the next seven to nine months.
Gavi made his debut in the FC Barcelona first team at the age of 17. Since then, he has made 111 appearances, scoring seven goals and providing 12 assists. With Barcelona, he won the league title in the 2022/23 season and the Spanish Super Cup in the same season.