FC Barcelona has announced that midfielder Pedri has suffered a hamstring injury in the first half of their 2-2 draw against Manchester United on Thursday. The club has not yet commented on the severity of the injury, but it is confirmed that Pedri will be unable to participate in the second leg of the Europa League fixture against Manchester United next week.
The 20-year-old is expected to be sidelined for several other crucial matches, including the first leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final against Real Madrid on March 2, as well as La Liga fixtures against Cadiz, Almeria, and Valencia. It remains to be seen whether he will be fit for the La Liga Clasico against Madrid on March 19.
Tests this morning have confirmed that Pedri has injured his right hamstring. The player will be unavailable for selection until he recovers. pic.twitter.com/Oy6zgVw1AN
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) February 17, 2023
Pedri has been an instrumental player for FC Barcelona this season, contributing to their recent success in both La Liga and the Europa League. The news of his injury is a significant setback for the team, and they will have to rely on other players to step up in his absence.
Barcelona fans will be hoping for a speedy recovery for Pedri, as the team will need all of their top players fit and firing if they hope to continue their push for silverware in the coming weeks.