Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas is set to undergo tests after suffering a sprained ankle in a 3-1 win over a Malaysia XI.
The former Arsenal man, who has been the subject of bids from Manchester United this summer, was brought off in the 82nd minute of Saturday's game and will now be assessed ahead of the Primera Division opener against Levante on Aug 18.
A statement on the club's verified Twitter feed read: "@cesc4official has sprained his left ankle. The player will undergo further tests to determine the severity of his injury."
. @cesc4official has sprained his left ankle. The player will undergo further tests to determine the severity of his injury.
-- FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) August 10, 2013 Fabregas gave a virtuoso performance just two days after reaffirming his commitment to Barcelona earlier in the week. Lionel Messi was missing for Gerardo Martino's men with a thigh strain but his absence was thought to be merely a precaution ahead of the start of the new Primera ...