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A terrible truth from which it seemed difficult to escape and that this Monday afternoon has been confirmed. Sergio Lozano’s tears on the Palau Blaugrana court in that fateful 16th minute of the Champions League against Prishtina they were a harbinger of what was to come. The extent of the injury, shown in the resonance results, has been as expected: Rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament of the right knee. This has been communicated by Barça in the official medical report, stating that the Spanish international will go under the knife next Friday to begin his recovery.
This is the third serious injury suffered by ‘El Búfalo’ in the knees throughout his career, a real shame since precisely in recent months he was in a magnificent state that earned him the nomination for best player in the world. Barça has not reported on the time that Lozano will remain away from the competition (“the evolution of the injury will mark his availability and his return to the slopes”), but this type of injury usually lasts around six months. Then, says goodbye to the remainder of the season.
A most sensitive loss for the Barça team, which will see its potential diminished in the competition in which Lozano was injured precisely last weekend: la Champions League. Barça, current continental champion, will meet his rival from Round of 16 after the draw next Thursday, which he will face without the captain in his ranks …
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