In the absence of more evidence, the worst omens suggest that Gavi could miss the entire season, even the Euro Cup. The Andalusian footballer, who was injured with the national team against Georgia, He arrived in Barcelona at three in the morning, with crutches and together with Íñigo Martínez and Albert Luque, sports director of the Spanish team. His father, his agent, Iván de la Peña, and several security and communication members of FC Barcelona were waiting for him.
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Gavi’s injury occurred around the 24th minute of the game. The Barça midfielder tried to control a high ball, placed his leg incorrectly and quickly noticed that something was wrong with his right knee. Through tears and pain, he asked for the change instantly. The first tests carried out on him at the José Zorrilla stadium pointed to a “major injury to his right knee,” according to the first report from the Federation.
This same Monday, Gavi will undergo specific tests in Barcelona to know the real extent of the injury, which could involve a rupture of the cruciate ligaments. It is the Andalusian footballer’s first serious injury, and it could leave him in dry dock for the remainder of the season, also missing the Euro Cup and the Olympic Games.
This injury means a big headache for Xavi. The midfielder has been a total fixture for Barcelona this season, playing 15 of the 17 games. The two that have been lost have been due to sanctions. Of the 15 games, he has also played 90 minutes in nine of them.