Arthur will miss Saturday’s clash against Real Sociedad after picking up an ankle injury as confirmed by Barcelona.
The Brazilian playmaker was unable to play full time when they lost to Real Madrid last weekend. He wasn’t injured during and after the match but it is suggested that, he might have picked the injury on the training ground during the week.
The Barcelona coach, Manager Quique Setién spoke about Arthur during his pre-match press conference adding: “In principle he has a pain, some discomfort. He has started treatment and you have to be aware of how it evolves. I cannot say more.”
The club confirmed on their official website that Arthur is not part of the matchday squad and will instead remain with club doctors for treatment.