BARCELONA – Ansu Fati was injured this Friday in the hip and will be out for an indeterminate time, becoming the first setback for Ronald Koeman, who will not be able to count on his contest in Barcelona’s first pre-season friendly, which this Saturday He will face Nàstic de Tarragona, a team in the third category of Spanish football, at the Johan Cruyff Stadium.
The young forward, reported Barça through a brief statement, suffered a contusion on his right hip during training. “It is low and its evolution will mark its availability,” said the letter sent by the Barça club, understanding that its competition in the league premiere, scheduled for two weeks against Villarreal at the Camp Nou, should not be in danger.
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Ansu’s injury comes at a particularly unfortunate moment, after his emergence with the Spanish team, turned into the fashionable footballer and pending that Barça definitively promoted him to the first team, giving him the first team’s number and, therefore, modifying a contract whose termination clause will automatically become 400 million euros.
Barça specified last week to ESPN Digital that it remains firm in its commitment to the young forward, who will turn 18 in October, and that his change of status will take place soon, during the period established to send LaLiga the definitive relationship of players enrolled in the first squad, “totally” ruling out any option to enter to discuss their departure from the club.