08 May 2012

Carles Puyol to miss Copa del Rey Final

The Barça defender, whose right knee will be subjected to arthroscopy, will be sidelined for about six weeks.

Carles Puyol will not be featuring in the Copa del Rey Final on May 25. The Medical Services have announced that the player ended the game on Saturday against RCD Espanyol feeling pain in his right knee. “Following complementary tests, we have decided to subject the player to arthroscopy next Saturday May 12” it was said. The surgery will be directed by Doctor Ramon Cugat. The Catalan is expected to need about six weeks to recover. (via FCBarcelona.com)