Alarm in Barcelona with Ronald Araujo’s injury and the time he will be out

He FC Barcelona sets off the alarm after the injury of Ronald Araujo in the Copa America. The centre-back barely lasted half an hour on the pitch in the quarter-final between Uruguay and Brazil, in which the Charrúas ended up winning the penalty shoot-out. After suffering a puncture in the early stages, in Barcelona they are beginning to speculate that he may be out for some time.

And as the newspaper points out Sport, Araujo could be out of action for almost two monthsThe Uruguayan felt a sharp pain in the back of his left thigh after just 30 minutes of play. Another well-known LaLiga player, José María Giménez, centre-back for Atlético de Madrid, took his place in the Uruguayan defence for the remaining 60 minutes.

Araujo is still awaiting further medical tests, but the source said that will be out for at least six weeksThe footballer left the field crying and his gestures already showed that he was not leaving the field due to simple discomfort, but that it was more serious.

Ronald Araujo and his injury are putting Barça on alert

If the two months of leave are confirmed, Araujo will miss at least the first four LaLiga matches. Barça officially kicks off its pre-season this Wednesday, July 10, but the internationals will have around 20 days of vacation once their national teams’ participation in the Euro Cup or the Copa América ends.

LaLiga will start on Wednesday, August 15, although Barça will not play until Saturday, August 17, when they will visit Valencia at Mestalla. The following weekend he will receive the Athletic. The third day, during the week, will be played in Vallecaswhile on day 4, against the Valladolidwill be played on the weekend of September 1st.

If Araujo is confirmed to be out for two months, he would miss at least all of these games, as well as needing a short pre-season to recover his best physical form. In addition to the centre-back, Barça are also keeping an eye on the progress of Frenkie de Jong, who could miss a good part of the pre-season.

Ronald Araujo leaves the Copa America regretting his injury (Photo: Cordon Press).

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