Busquets set for surgery on Tuesday
Barcelona have been coming to terms with the sad news after a training ground injury blow has effectively ruled out one of the club’s most influential midfielders (Oriol Busquets) in the B team out for the season.
key midfielder who plays for the Barcelona B team, , out for the season.
The player damaged the meniscus in his left knee (Rafinha suffered a similar injury last year) last week in training. He was immediately rushed to the hospital were preliminary tests were conducted and the injury confirmed.
Reports have now confirmed that a surgery would be performed on him on Tuesday afternoon.
In charge of the operation would be Dr. Ramon Cugat. And after the surgery, Barcelona would issue an official statement with more details about the injury, specifically, how long he would be out for.
He has played 22 games this season and has also featured in the Barcelona first team, and has international experience with Spain at all levels up to U19. In his absence, Barca B’s new signing Marcus McGuane is to be given a chance.
Although he shares the same name with Sergio Busquets, they are not related in anyway.
Another attribute they share is their position on the field with both playing the holding midfield role.
Oriol Busquets has been at FC Barcelona since he was a little boy and he has the ability to play further forward in midfield or even at centre back.
His current contract runs out in June and Barcelona;s desire is to renew his contract,