More Worries For Barcelona As Injured Pedri Could Be Out Of Action For Rest Of The Season.

Barcelona midfielder Pedri is set to be out of football action for the rest of the season.

Pedri who started the Europa League quater-final game against Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday night in which Barça conceded two goals in the first half to a very tactical German side courtesy of Filip Kostic, and Borré Maury.

The 19-year-old was shown holding his left leg as the teams went to the tunnel and was eventually taken off at half-time due to a hamstring discomfort. He was replaced by Frenkie de Jong during the second half, even though Barcelona went on to lose 3-2 at Camp Nou, eventually crashing out of the competition.

Tests carried out this morning have confirmed that the Blaugrana midfielder Pedri has a rupture in his left biceps femoris and has been ruled out of action till end of the season. 

In an official statement, Barcelona have confirmed Pedri has completed his diagnosis. His recovery will determine his availability.

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The news comes as a huge blow to manager Xavi Hernandez and his team who are fighting to secure a top four finish in the La Liga.

Barcelona are currently in second place in the league standings with 60 points from 30 games, with Sevilla, Atletico Madrid, Real Betis and Real Sociedad breathing down their necks in the tensed race to represent the country in next seasons Champions League football.

Meanwhile, the Catalan side can relief a little bit of fresh air by the return of Sergino Dest, Gerard Pique and Memphis Depay prior to the Frankfurt game.

They could welcome Pique and even young attacker Ansu Fati who have both returned to full fitness from injury.

Their next outing is a league match at home to Cádiz on Monday April 18.

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