Barcelona expect Everton's Deulofeu out two months

Barcelona say on-loan Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu could be out for two months.

Barcelona say on-loan Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu could be out for two months.

Deulofeu suffered a hamstring injury during the Toffees' 4-1 victory over Fulham last Saturday with the youngster expected to be out of action for up to five weeks.

"The striker Gerard Deulofeu, who played this season on loan to Everton, will recover from injury in Barcelona in co-ordination with the medical services of the English club," read a statement from the La Liga club.

"The player has this afternoon undergone testing by the medical services of FC Barcelona have confirmed the biceps femoris muscle injury in his right leg.

"The downtime is approximately six to eight weeks. The recovery will be in Barcelona in conjunction with the medical services of Everton FC."

 
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