Barcelona lose the services of their American defender

Spain: Barcelona have announced that defender Sergino Dest will be sidelined for a period after injuring his hamstring during the 1-0 defeat to Rayo Vallecano last Sunday. Barcelona did not specify any timing for the player’s recovery. Dest played 31 games for Barcelona in this season. Barcelona said on Monday in a note: “I test made by first team player Sergino Dest confirmed that he suffered an injury to the semitendinosus of the posterior muscle of the right thigh. “He added:” The player will not be available in the team selections. His recovery will dictate the timing of his return ”. Barcelona are second in the Spanish league with 63 points, 15 points behind historical rivals Real Madrid, five rounds before the end of the season. Barcelona will host Mallorca next Sunday. (Reuters)