FC Barcelona official: Frenkie de Jong has injured his hamstring
The club's medical team have confirmed the extent of the midfielder's injury
FC Barcelona have issued a medical statement confirming the injury to Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong.
This is the club's official medical statement:
"Tests carried out on the first team player Frenkie de Jong have revealed that the first team player has a hamstring injury in his right thigh. He is unavailable for selection and his recovery will determine his return".
With this injury, De Jong is ruled out of this Saturday's game at 21:00 against Elche at the Martínez Valero, He is most certainly to be out for el clásico against Real Madrid next Wednesday at 21:00, in the second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-finals. Barça are 1-0 up after the result at the Santiago Bernabéu in the first leg.
Frenkie joins Christensen, Pedri and Dembélé in the injured camp. Ronald Araujo, who was a doubt, is likely to be available for the game against Los Merengues.
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