Pablo Páez ‘Gavi’ He will not play football again this season after confirming that he suffers a complete tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and an injury associated with the external meniscus. The medical tests that he underwent this Monday in Barcelona confirmed the worst omens after being injured against Georgia on Sunday.
“The tests carried out this morning have shown that the first team player Gavi has a complete tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and an injury associated with the external meniscus. In the coming days he will undergo surgical treatment. At the end of the intervention will provide a new medical report,” Barcelona reported this Monday.
The young midfielder will be off the pitch for a minimum of eight months, a period of time that could be even longer, according to the doctor. Pedro Luis Ripoll to Antena 3 Deportes.
“The injury to the anterior cruciate ligament in Gavi’s knee is aggravated today and his deadlines altered by an association with an injury to the external meniscus that we necessarily have to suture. We can practically consider Europe lost and we would go to a deadline for between 9 and 10 months,” explains Dr. Ripoll.
Gavi visited his teammates this Tuesday in the Barça club’s sports city and the images of that reunion have been released by Barcelona. Some emotional images in which he looks like The entire locker room supports and encourages Gavi in this complicated process that he must face to play football again.
Xavi Hernandez, Barcelona coach, hugs Gavi upon his arrival, before receiving the support of his teammates. He draws attention to the heartfelt embrace of Ter Stegen to the young Sevillian midfielder, who must undergo surgery in the coming days.