The bad news continues at FC Barcelona: Frenkie de Jong out for the rest of the season – La Opinion

The bad news continues at FC Barcelona: Frenkie de Jong out for the rest of the season – La Opinion


The negative repercussions of the defeat suffered by FC Barcelona on Sunday at the Santiago Bernabéu (3-2) continues to appear in the Catalan team that this Monday had confirmation of the severity of Frenkie de Jong’s injury, who will miss the remainder of the season.

The worst possible scenario came to fruition after medical examinations were carried out which revealed that the Dutch midfielder has a severe grade two sprain in his right foot that will keep him off the pitch for at least six weeks.

This news leaves the technical director Xavi Hernandez with the significant loss of Frenkie de Jong for the remainder of this season when there are still six games left until the end of the LaLiga season where the Catalan team is 11 points behind Real Madrid.

Frenkie de Jong, one of the pillars of the midfield at FC Barcelona, ​​has had to deal with several injuries throughout this season.
The Dutch Frenkie de Jong, one of the pillars of the midfield at FC Barcelona, ​​has had to deal with several injuries throughout this season.
Credit: Manu Fernández | AP

Frenkie de Jong He was injured last Sunday in a game action after fighting for a ball with Real Madrid’s Uruguayan midfielder, Federico Valverde, at the end of the first half. The FC Barcelona player’s right foot bent in a chilling image that spread around the world.

This was not the Dutch midfielder’s first injury this season, he had even injured the same ankle last March which had left him out of the field for several weeks. In total he injured the same area three times and has missed four months.

This season of the Dutchman has not been what was expected at FC Barcelona and according to some reports in the Spanish press, the midfielder’s name would be on the table with a possibility of an exit for the following campaign, a situation similar to that experienced by the Uruguayan defender, Ronald Araujo.

The statement issued by FC Barcelona on the current situation of Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who has an injury to his right ankle that will keep him off the field.

What games do FC Barcelona have left?

The loss of Frenkie de Jong is a hard blow for FC Barcelona, ​​which has a very complicated comeback in LaLiga with Real Madrid consolidated in first place in the standings with a difference of 11 points with a total of 18 points remaining to be played.

The team led by Xavi Hernández still has to face Valencia, Girona, Real Sociedad, Almería, Rayo Vallecano and Sevilla. In these six games the Catalans have no margin for error and are waiting for a merengue debacle to try to close the gap at the top.

But the absence of Frenkie de Jong will not only affect FC Barcelona, ​​already without options in the Copa del Rey or the Champions League, but it also compromises his participation with the Netherlands National Team in the Euro 2024 that will be played between the months June and July.

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