Ansu-Fati (20, Barcelona) was injured while playing as a substitute against Manchester United. He discovered a bruise on his left knee while training back in Spain.
Barcelona said on the 25th (Korean time) through the club’s official channel, “Ansu-Fati suffered a bruise on his left knee during afternoon training메이저놀이터. Ansu-Fati will not be able to play as a starter in the next game. The time of his return is unknown and he is recovering. should be watched,” he said.
Ansu-Fati was Barcelona’s first-class talent. He grew up by joining the Barcelona youth team ‘La Masia’ from the Sevilla youth team in 2012, and stepped into the first team stage in 2020 after passing through the Barcelona B team.
He broke his youngest record and received a lot of attention. He is the youngest goal scorer in Barcelona history, the youngest player to score in the UEFA Champions League, and the youngest goal in an A-match. Debuting in his teens, he showed explosive potential. He made his Primera Liga debut at the age of 16 years and 298 days.
Before leaving for Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona put their hopes on Ansu-Fati talent by signing a renewal contract in 2021 with the number 10 Messi was wearing. Under the condition of playing in Barcelona until 2027, the buyout was a whopping 1 billion euros (about 1 trillion won).
However, due to injuries, he did not grow as much as expected. After coach Xavi Hernandez took over the baton, he was not guaranteed playing time. He played in 34 games this season, but made 10 starts. He also appeared as a substitute in the Europa League Round of 16 playoffs with Manchester United.
Global sports media ‘The Athletic’ also said, “This is a series of frustrating moments for young striker Ansu-Party. Injury came at the worst time. Director Xavi is giving opportunities to Pedri and Ousmane Dembele. Rafinhado It is gradually strengthening its position,” he said.
Ansu-Fati has said he is “happy at Barcelona”, but transfer rumors are circulating. It is connected to big clubs in Europe such as Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham and Bayern Munich.