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Thiago out for eight weeks

October 1, 2012
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Barcelona will be without midfielder Thiago Alcantara for an estimated eight weeks after he suffered a knee injury in the 3-2 victory over Sevilla on Saturday.

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The Catalan club confirmed on Sunday that Thiago, 22, who missed Euro 2012 and the Olympics with a shin injury, suffered a medial ligament tear in his right knee during the previous night's game.

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