Although heralded as Lionel Messi’s successor, Ansu Fati is not so lucky in this season. He is suffered another injury in his leg against Athletic Club during Copa del Rey. Fati was only able to play 10 games last season and has featured in the same number so far in this campaign. Injury is the worst nightmare for an athlete and the Barcelona starlet can’t seem to wake up from this. Ansu will be out again for several weeks.
How many injuries has Ansu Fati had?
The 19-year-old missed the majority of last season due to a knee injury. In November 2020, Fati was suffered his first injury when he tore the meniscus in his left knee which required multiple bouts of surgery. Then on September 26, 2021, Fati returned only to suffer recurring ailments which stunted his progress.
On Mondy, Fati and his father also his agent, Jorge Mendes met with Barca to explore the the benefits of all options. Surgery is seen as the conservative option while may force the player to miss three months, and Fati also doubted it.