” 1 Barcelona star Luis Suarez will be out through injury for around a month Barcelona have suffered a blow on the eve of the new LaLiga season after Luis Suarez was ruled out for a month with a knee injury. The former Liverpool striker was hurt during Barca’s defeat to firce rivals Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup final on Wednesday night.
Suarez will definitely miss Barca’s league opener against Real Betis and further fixtures against Alaves and Espanyol, with the trip to Getafe on September 17 representing a potential opportunity to return to action. With the 30-year-old on the sidelines Barca’s former ‘MSN’ frontline now contains only Lionel Messi as Neymar recently made a world-record move to Paris Saint-Germain.
A statement published on Barca’s website on Thursday afternoon said medical tests on Suarez had revealed damage to the back of his right knee. Defender Gerard Pique, meanwhile, has injured an adductor muscle and could also miss Sunday’s meeting with Betis.
Reinforcements may be on their way, though, with Barca general manager Pep Segura on Wednesday claiming the signings of Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele, from Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund respectively, are “close” – FULL STORY HERE ” ” 1 Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo Arsene Wenger has revealed his biggest regret in football is failing to take Cristiano Ronaldo to Arsenal.1xbet maximum payout The Gunners boss claims he was ‘so close’ to signing the Portuguese superstar when he was a youngster at Sporting Lisbon.
Ronaldo went on to join Manchester United instead, where he enjoyed incredible success before a mega-money move to Real Madrid. “My biggest regret, I was so close to signing Cristiano Ronaldo,” Wenger said, in a sponsor question and answer session. “And not only did I not get him, but he signed for Manchester United. That, of course, still hurts today.” Wenger also rued his failure not to sign Didier Drogba, who has legendary status at Chelsea and has a brilliant goalscoring record against the Gunners. “I would have loved to have managed Didier Drogba, for two reasons,” said the Frenchman. “One, I missed him when he played at Le Mans in France, not even in the top league. I knew there was a good player there and I missed him. “And secondly, because he hurt us so much in big games that all this pain would not have happened.” “