On Sarturday, 25 November, Ansu Fati left the pitch in the 21st minute limping in the match between Brighton and Nottingham Forest. The 21 year old left Barcelona to join Brighton on loan at the start of the season.He has been a key player for De Zerbi scoring 4 goals this season for Brighton.
Brighton manager Roberto de Zerbi on Fati,”We have lost Ansu Fati for a long time and also Tariq Lamptey is out for a long time.” Lamptey also came off the pitch in the 35th minute against Nottingham Forest with an injury.
This season injuries has became a topic of concern as more player each day are being sidelined due to injury. Ansu Fati has been prone to injuries since in Barcelona and has been on and out of the pitch many times and left Barcelona in order for more game time. When he was finally fitting in at Brighton he suffered yet another injury.
Brighton are expected to travel to Greece on Thursday, 31st November, for the Europa League match against AEK Athens with Enciso,Welbeck,Estupinan and Mitoma out due to injury. Ansu Fati and Lamptey return date are still unknown but its a long time.