Barcelona have been hit by an injury blow suffered by Ronald Araujo.
The Uruguay defender suffered a serious hand injury in last night’s Copa del Rey win against Linares.
Barca confirmed in a medical statement that Araujo has “a fracture in the second and third metacarpal of the right side of his right hand” and will have to undergo surgery this Friday.
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The tests that have been carried out this morning confirmed the serious injury.
Araujo suffered the injury in the first-half of the Copa tie and spent the second-half on the bench in a sling.