Philippe Coutinho will be operated on this Saturday to treat the injury to the lateral meniscus of his left knee. The procedure will be performed by doctor Joan Carles Monllau, under the supervision of the FC Barcelona medical services.
Once the surgery has been completed, further information will be provided to detail the approximate expected recovery time.
Coutinho suffered the injury in the final game of 2020, played against Eibar this past Tuesday at the Camp Nou. Since returning to FC Barcelona from a spell out on loan, he has played a total of 14 games this season, scoring three goals and providing two assists.