Barcelona: Philippe Coutinho sustained an injury during the club's La Liga clash against Eibar on Tuesday. Barcelona was held to a 1-1 draw by Eibar in the match. Philippe Coutinho underwent knee surgery. The club Barcelona on Saturday said the palyer is set to be out of action for nearly three months after surgery.
In a statement, club said, "Philippe Coutinho has undergone a successful operation on the external meniscus of his left knee this Saturday morning of January 2, but the verdict is that he will be out of action for approximately three months."
Coutinho had been having an excellent season, appearing in 14 games, scoring three goals and delivering two assists.
The club is currently placed in sixth place on the La Liga points table with 25 points, 11 points behind the table-toppers Real Madrid. The team will now lock horns with Huesca tomorrow.