Barca confirm successful knee operation for Martin Braithwaite

Barca confirm successful knee operation for Martin Braithwaite

Martin Braithwaite's damaged knee has undergone "a successful procedure," according to Barcelona, and the attacker is currently on the mend.

At the start of the 2021-22 season, the 30-year-old has two goals and one assist in three La Liga games, but he suffered a knee injury against Getafe at the end of August.

The Denmark international's missed Barcelona's Champions League 3-0 loss against Bayern Munich earlier this week, and he now faces an extended layoff.

"Martin Braithwaite has undergone a successful operation on a patellofemoral injury (on the region between the kneecap and femur) in his left leg. Doctors Juan Carles Monllau and Jordi Puigdellívol conducted surgery under the supervision of the FC Barcelona Medical Service," read a statement on the club's official website.

Braithwaite has 10 goals and five assists in 56 appearances for Barcelona in all competitions, with three years remaining on his contract at Camp Nou.

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For the next three to four months, the Dane is anticipated to be on the sidelines.

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