Spanish football evening headlines: Ansu Fati requires third knee operation, Juve rule out Ronaldo sale and La Liga team of 2021

Spanish football evening headlines for 24 March.

Fati knee setback

There is huge concern for Barcelona news on Wednesday evening with a report from Cat Radio claiming Ansu Fati may require a third operation on his injured knee.

Read more: Red alert at Barcelona as Ansu Fati may require third knee operation

The 18-year-old has already undergone two different knee operations but the meniscus in his knee is now reported not to be healing and surgery may be required.

Juve rule out Ronaldo move

The vice-chairman of Juventus has ruled out the exit of star forward Cristiano Ronaldo this summer despite links of a return to Real Madrid.

Read more: Juventus vice-chairman Nedved rules out Cristiano Ronaldo exit: “He has a contract and will stay”

Pavel Nedved has said, in quotes carried by El Mundo Deportivo: “He has a contract and will stay.

Cristiano Ronaldo

“Ronaldo is untouchable. He has a contract until June 30, 2022. What happens next remains to be seen. Cristiano, both technically and in terms of image, gave us a boost. At his technical level, nothing can be said: he scored more than 100 goals in 120 games.”

La Liga team of 2021

La Liga’s team of 2021 to date has been compiled by data performance website Whoscored.com.

Real Madrid the best represented side with three players while Seville rivals Sevilla and Real Betis each have two apiece, along with Barcelona.

Read more: La Liga Team of 2021: Real Madrid, Betis and Sevilla dominate with Lionel Messi the top performer

Lionel Messi is the highest ranked player at 9.06 out of 10, with Karim Benzema second at 7.77 from 10.