Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has been ruled out for approximately four months after having keyhole surgery on an injury to his right knee.

Suarez had suffered an injury to the external meniscus of his knee and was operated on by Dr Ramon Cugat on Sunday.

The former Liverpool striker, 32, played the entire match as Xavi confirms Barcelona meeting

The Catalans are top of La Liga at the halfway point of the season, locked on 40 points with second-placed Real Madrid, and face Napoli in the last 16 of the Champions League.