Barcelona loses Rafinha for rest of the season

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Liverpool isn’t the only team dealing with a season-ending injury to a key piece.

Barcelona has lost midfielder Rafinha for four months after he underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair a meniscus.

Rafinha has played 28 times this year, scoring seven goals for the Blaugranas.

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The 24-year-old Brazilian has been beset with injuries this season, including time off from problems with his ribs, thigh, nose, achilles and now knee.

Barca still has the Champions League quarterfinals against Juventus, this season’s away El Clasico, and a Copa del Rey final this season.