Rafinha facing up to a month out after suffering meniscus injury
The midielder complained of pains to his right knee on 15 minutes and was replaced by Paco Alcácer. Shortly after 10pm, the club issued a medical report.
Rafinha was forced to abandon Barcelona’s meeting with Granada at Los Cármenes after the first 16 minutes. The Blaugrana player had signalled to the bench that he was experiencing pains in his right knee just 10 minutes after kick-off and attempted to carry on but called to be taken off just minutes later, being replaced by Paco Alcácer. Denis Suárez was also ordered to start warming up while Rafinha tired to see if he could continue.
Rafinha suffers meniscus injury in Granada
Shortly after 10pm, Barça issued a medical report which confirmed that the player has damaged the internal meniscus inside his right knee. The player will undergo further tests on the team’s return to Barcelona but such injuries have a recovery time of one month at least.
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