The 29-year old has struggled with a persistent issue with his patellar tendon this season despite going under the knife for a minor operation last summer.
❗ ÚLTIMA HORA ❗@mterstegen1 será sometido a un procedimiento terapéutico en el tendón rotuliano de la rodilla derecha
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona_es) May 17, 2021
Ter Stegen will Barcelona’s final game of the campaign, away at Eibar this weekend, with the operation taking place later this week.
The previous lay off kept the former Borussia Monchengladbach stopper out of action for two and a half months in 2020 but there is no estimation on his expected return date for the 2021/22 season.
Arsenal star Bernd Leno now looks likely to step up as Low’s No.2 option this summer behind skipper Manuel Neuer.