Braithwaite has a serious injury. Barcelona forward Martin Braithwaite has been ruled out for three to four months with a serious injury.
Braithwaite picked up an injury in Barcelona’s win over Getafe late last month. An examination of the injuries on Sunday showed the severity of the knee injury. Barcelona will make a final decision on which treatment to take without cutting the chance of surgery.
Spanish journalist Gerard Romero reports that Braithwaite has a knee cartilage problem. That may require a period of up to 3-4 months to heal. It will become a big problem for trainer Ronald Koeman for sure. Because the attacking line is still without Ousmane Dembele, Sergio Aguero and Ansu Fati while Antoine. Griezmann also left on the final day after Lionel Messi’s contract expired.
New striker Luc de Jong does’t expected to be a key player in Koeman’s squad anytime soon. But now it looks like the Netherlands national team striker must be a top choice. The UEFA Champions League group stage first leg against Bayern Munich at Camp Nou on Tuesday.