FC Barcelona confirm injured Fati has undergone another operation

Ansu Fati’s injury comeback has hit another setback, with FC confirming the Spain forward has had to undergo another knee operation.

Fati suffered a serious meniscus injury in November, having scored five goals across 10 appearances for Barca in all competitions.

He had initially forecast to return in March.

But the 18-year-old hinted in a social media post at the end that month he be facing a longer spell sidelines.

Having failed to return to training throughout April, Fati has now gone under the knife yet again, this time for a revision arthroscopy in his left knee.

Barca confirmed in a statement club’s official website that the operation had undertaken by Dr. Jose Carlos Noronha in Porto.

The Blaugrana have offered no update on a timescale for Fati’s return.

But it will certainly rule the youngster out Euro 2020, albeit his chances making the rearranged tournament already seemed extremely remote.(dpa/NAN)