Barcelona midfielder Rafinha undergoes knee surgery

La Liga leader Barcelona confirmed Rafinha underwent knee surgery, amid reports the midfielder will miss another two months.

The Brazilian, 24, is yet to play a game this season and Barca confirmed he underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Sunday.   -  Getty Images

Barcelona midfielder Rafinha underwent surgery on his right knee and will reportedly be sidelined until the end of November.

The Brazilian, 24, is yet to play a game this season and Barca confirmed he underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Sunday.

The La Liga leader said it was a similar operation to the one Rafinha had on his internal meniscus – in the same knee – in April.

According to Sport, Rafinha may be sidelined until the end of November.

Barca has won its opening seven league games of the season to be five points clear atop the table.

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