De Jong Out With Calf Injury

        De Jong Out With Calf Injury

Badmus Abdulsobur, Oyo 

Former Ajax and Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong is set to miss the team's next match against Athletic Bilbao after the club said in a statement today he had injured the calf muscle in his right leg.

Netherlands international De Jong missed Friday's 0-0 draw away to Sevilla which dented Barca's hopes of winning the Spanish title, with coach Quique Setien saying before the game he was leaving the player out as a precaution.

The injury proved worse than feared as the club released a medical report today, saying the player was unable to train although did not say when he would be able to return.
The catalans face celta vigo in a tight schedule ahead of a competitive fixtures.

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