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Barcelona’s Rafinha posts update as he recovers from knee surgery

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The Brazilian has been ruled out for six months

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Rafinha has posted an update on his progress as he recovers from knee surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament earlier this month.

The Brazilian was ruled out for six months following the operation and has taken to Instagram to share how he’s getting on.

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Step by step. Learning to walk

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It’s going to be a long journey back to full fitness for Rafinha who is not expected to play again this season.

Let’s hope he can make a complete recovery and makes a successful return to first-team action.