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Pedri’s tale of injury woe: Has Barcelona’s Golden Boy been broken for good?

The midfielder has picked up another potentially long-term problem, and may never hit the heights many felt he would

Pedri couldn’t hide the tears. The Barcelona midfielder had slumped onto the San Mames pitch after tweaking his right quad, and though he didn’t need help off the field, he cut a distraught figure as he limped to the sideline, the Athletic Club fans applauding him off.

That injury, sustained on Sunday, was the latest in a long line of fitness problems that have stunted what should be a glittering career. Now, less than four years after making his Barca debut, it’s easy to wonder if the former Golden Boy winner and ‘next Iniesta’ will ever be the top-level midfielder that so many expected him to.

GOAL takes a look Pedri’s injury history, and if the Barcelona star will ever be able to return on his undoubtedly huge potential…

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