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FC Barcelona News: 21 November 2023; Gavi to miss rest of the season with knee injury, Frenkie de Jong returns to training

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

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Injury update on Gavi - FC Barcelona
Test carried out on Monday morning on the first team player Gavi have shown that he has a complete tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and an associated injury to the lateral meniscus. The player will have surgery in the coming days after which a new medical update will be released.

Frenkie de Jong back at training - FC Barcelona
Anew week has begun at FC Barcelona with the players back at training at the Ciutat Esportiva, and the big news was that Frenkie de Jong was back with the team.

Two years of Xavi as FC Barcelona manager - FC Barcelona
How time flies! It is already two years since Xavi Hernández took his seat on the Barça bench for the first time in a derby against Espanyol at Spotify Camp Nou.

Barcelona consider move for Lo Celso as loan replacement for Gavi following ACL injury - Football España
After it was confirmed that Barcelona star Gavi has suffered a full anterior cruciate ligament tear on Monday, the Catalan side are evaluating their options to replace the 19-year-old for the rest of the season.

Barcelona hunting for third investor to finally cover €40m hole in finances after twice agreeing deal - Football España
Barcelona are on the hunt for a third set of investors to give them the €40m they are due. Given the desperation of their search, and the necessity of bringing in that money on a short timescale, Barcelona are working from a poor negotiating position.

The 5 La Masia alternatives Xavi Hernandez could turn to in the wake of Gavi's injury - Football España
Barcelona are casting around for alternatives in midfield for the rest of the season, with Gavi set to miss the remainder of the campaign. On Monday afternoon, Barcelona confirmed Gavi’s injury was an anterior cruciate ligament tear, and it leaves the Blaugrana somewhat short in the middle of the pitch.

Barcelona furious with Spain for Gavi treatment ahead of horror injury - Football España
Tension is rising between Barcelona and the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) following what looks like a season-ending injury for the 19-year-old Gavi. While there is often a degree of nervousness from club sides over the physical care for their players, this injury has caused fury in Can Barca.

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