Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo suffers facial fracture

Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo has suffered a fractured cheek bone, according to the latest coming out of Catalonia.

The Uruguayan defender completed the match against Atletico Madrid without any issues, but after a blow to the face during the game was ignored due to the adrenaline of the occasion. After the match, Araujo noticed pain in his face and the medical staff investigated. They have found a minor cheekbone fracture, as per Sport.

However it may not require him to miss any game time. Their information is that Araujo could well start anyway, with the pain only a minor problem, and his desire to play in a crucial clash against Girona this weekend coming first.

 

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