FC Barcelona have confirmed that striker Luis Suárez will be out for four months.

The Uruguayan was operated on Sunday by Dr. Ramon Cugat for an injury to the external meniscus of his right knee.

“The first team player, Luis Suárez, has been operated on this Sunday by Dr. Ramon Cugat, who used keyhole surgery to resolve an injury to the external meniscus of the right knee by performing a suture. The Uruguayan striker will be out for approximately four months,” the club said.

Suárez has been a key player this season, playing in a total of 23 games, in which he has scored 14 goals: 11 in the league and three in the Champions League. He also has the most assists in La Liga in 2019/20 with a total of seven.