The blessuregevoelige defender of FC Barcelona in the competitieduel with Levante (0-5 profit) involved injuries. The Belgian is about four weeks off, says Barcelona Monday.
Vermaelen felt Sunday in the 52nd minute on his rechterkuitbeen and knew that he had the match not could create.
The 33-year-old Belgian was just back from an injury to the hamstring. At the beginning of October he fell during an international game with Belgium against Switzerland in the Nations League. On 5 december, he made his comeback in the cup match against Cultural Leonesa.
Since the arrival of Vermaelen to Barcelona (2014), he could barely in action due to injuries. In the current season, the former defender of Ajax, a total of six matches in the legs.