Aleix Vidal: Barcelona confirm player out for five months

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Aleix Vidal: Barcelona confirm player out for five months

Aleix Vidal: Barcelona confirm player out for five months

Javier Zorrilla

EFE

Barça have announced that Aleix Vidal suffered a dislocated ankle in Saturday's 6-0 LaLiga win at Alavés and has had surgery in Vitoria.

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Barcelona have confirmed that Aleix Vidal suffered a dislocated right ankle against Alavés on Saturday, and faces around five months out.

Vidal had to be stretchered off late on in Barça's 6-0 LaLiga win at Mendizorroza after picking up the horror injury in a challenge with Theo Hernández.

Vidal is stretchered off at Mendizorroza on Saturday.

Operated on in Vitoria

The 27-year-old right-back was immediately taken to hospital in Vitoria, where he underwent surgery on his ankle, a club statement said.

Los Azulgranas added that Vidal is to stay overnight in the Basque Country, before returning to Barcelona on Sunday.

Barcelona "devastated" - Luis Enrique

Speaking post-match, boss Luis Enrique said Barça were "devastated" about the ex-Sevilla man's injury, but added: "He's in very good hands."

Meanwhile, several of his Camp Nou team-mates took to social media to express their support for the player:

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