It’s about the Brazilian Philippe Coutinho, who can give up the season with him Barcelona. This Monday he will be operated on for the second time on his left knee, the same one in which a meniscus tear occurred in the last game of 2020 and from which he was attended on January 3. The player is in Belo Horizonte and has been put in the hands of the doctor Rodrigo lasmar, doctor of the Brazilian team.
Coutinho I travel to Brazil the week before for a new medical examination after having previously traveled to Qatar. Where he visited on March 23 the Aspetar clinic to know the origin of the strokes that he suffered in the knee. After several days of new medical studies, the doctor Lasmar will proceed to the removal of a cyst, which could be the cause of the frequent inflammations that delayed rehabilitation.
Likewise, the planned three months of recovery have already been completed when the footballer underwent surgery in Barcelona. Anyway, the knee of Coutinho He did not show signs of positive evolution, so in agreement with the club, he has tried to seek other medical opinions.
The arthroscopy will extend the recovery of the Brazilian for at least one more month, complicating his possible reappearance with the Catalan team. While, The league ends on May 23, and has only been able to play 14 games. However, he would still have options of being able to dispute the America Cup with your selection. The South American continental competition will start on June 13.
Joins the list of those affected by Blaugrana
He is having no luck Barcelona with injuries this season. He is not the first player to relapse. The young man Ansu Fati He planned to return in the first days of March, but he relapsed from his injury and has a difficult time playing this season. Too Piqué and Sergi Roberto They had slumps when they returned to the pitch, although these two players will be able to play the Clásico next Saturday.