Formal Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezman has suffered a thigh muscle injury, Barcelona have confirmed.
Griezmann 26, was replaced by Uruguayan international Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz of Saturday’s 1-0 victory away to Real Valladolid.
The 2018 world cup winner underwent a test on Sunday which showed he has damaged his quadriceps in his right leg.
The France international joined the Catalonia club for a fee in the region of £108m last summer abd he is likely to miss Thursday’s league match against Osasuna at Camp nou.
In the current season for Barcelona Griezmann gave a total of 66 shots, of which 31 were shots on goal. He has scored 9 goals in 35 appearances this term.
Reporter: Baatee Barinaa-iyalo