Barcelona defender Eric Garcia will be sidelined for around five weeks with a hamstring injury, the Spanish club has announced.
The 21-year-old Spain international limped off during the second half of Barcelona's 1-1 draw at Granada on Saturday, the latest in a string of disappointing results for the Spanish giant this season.
And the bad news keeps coming for Xavi Hernandez's team, with club confirming the extent of Garcia's injury on Sunday.
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The injury blow comes after fellow centre-back Ronald Araujo was ruled out earlier this week with a hand injury that required surgery. Midfielder Frenkie de Jong was also injured during the Copa del Rey win over Linares on Wednesday.
The club are also dealing with a number of Covid-19 cases in the squad.
Barcelona are only sixth in the LaLiga standings, a full 17 points behind leader Real Madrid.
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