Barcelona midfielder Gavi may have surgical procedure after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament on worldwide obligation with Spain.
Exams have confirmed an entire tear of his proper ACL and an damage to the lateral meniscus.
It means Gavi is unlikely to function once more this season and places his possibilities of taking part in at Euro 2024 doubtful.
The restoration time for an ACL rupture or tear might be eight to 10 months which suggests he might additionally miss the 2024 Paris Olympics.
Barcelona confirmed the “full tear of the ACL” on Monday and mentioned an extra replace can be supplied within the coming days.
Gavi has performed 111 video games for the Catalan membership, scoring seven objectives and offering 12 assists whereas he has made 27 appearances for Spain, scoring 5 objectives.
He helped Barca to win the league title and the Spanish Tremendous Cup final season.
Spain boss Luis de la Fuente described Sunday’s 3-1 over Georgia in Valladolid because the “most bitter victory I’ve skilled in my life” due to Gavi’s damage after simply 26 minutes.