Barcelona have confirmed that their summer signing Arthur will be out of action for up to a month after suffering a hamstring injury.
The Brazilian ace has been used sparingly by Ernesto Valverde this season, but has show real promise when given the opportunity to impress. The 22-year-old, who has been compared to club legend Xavi
[INJURY NEWS] Tests carried out have confirmed that the first team player Arthur Melo has a left hamstring injury. He is expected to be out for around 3-4 weeks. pic.twitter.com/tYpNvlufsM— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) February 8, 2019
In other news, Barcelona's mega-money new signing Frenkie de Jong has revealed he wants to wear the number 21 shirt when he officially joins the club next season. The Dutch prodigy is remaining with Ajax until the end of the season, but is eager to keep his existing squad number when he turns out at the Camp Nou for the 2019/20 campaign.