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Huge Blow For Barcelona As Luis Suarez Is Ruled Out For A Month After Scan On Knee Injury

hit-man will have to spend a month in the stands as Barcelona’s early-season crisis continues.

Luis Suarez clutches his right knee in pain during Barcelona’s defeat to

The Barcelona striker suffered the injury during the Catalan side’s 2-0 loss to Real Madrid in the second leg of their Spanish Super Cup tie at the Bernabeu on Wednesday, a result that gave the champions a 5-1 aggregate win.

Suarez was in clear discomfort after a collision with Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas late in the match and only remained on the pitch because Barcelona had already used their full quota of substitutions.

Suarez injured

 

Luis Suarez will also miss ’s crucial World Cup qualifiers against and Paraguay due to an injured right knee.

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Suarez to undergo test for the injury

Speaking after the morale crushing defeat, Valverde said: “It is a knock on his knee but we will have to wait to assess the situation.”

Uruguay will host Argentina in Montevideo on August 31 before a clash with Paraguay in Asuncion five days later.

Luis Suarez will undergo a scan on his knee to determine how serious the injury is

The Celeste are currently third in the South American zone World Cup qualifying standings with four matches remaining.

The top four teams at the end of the qualifying campaign will automatically qualify for ’s showpiece tournament in Russia next year while the fifth-ranked side will earn a playoff spot.

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