Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez has, on Saturday, supplied one more damage replace on sidelined wide-man Ansu Fati.
Youngster Ansu has in fact not featured for Barca since late January, confined to the sidelines owing to a contemporary hamstring damage picked up throughout a Copa del Rey assembly with Athletic Club.
Recent weeks, although, have seen pleasure start to mount throughout the Blaugrana’s fanbase, because the membership’s explosive La Masia product inches ever nearer to a return to the pitch.
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Speaking to the media forward of his facet’s showdown with Rayo Vallecano on Sunday, Xavi, in flip, was inevitably requested for an replace on Ansu’s health earlier at present.
And the Spanish tactician went on to disclose that these of a Barca persuasion intent on seeing their gifted younger attacker again on the pitch this weekend needn’t get their hopes up.
Instead, Ansu is in line to make his comeback in a little bit over per week’s time, when the Catalans welcome Mallorca to the Camp Nou:
“If everything goes well he’ll be there for the next game, against Mallorca. He’s totally with the group. It’s a very positive note for us and he can help us a lot.”
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Whilst one key member of Xavi’s ranks prepares to sit down out the motion this weekend, although, in a lift for Barcelona, one other pair of the membership’s stars look set to be on the disposal of their boss in 24 hours’ time.
For these not conscious, each Ronald Araujo and Dani Alves had been compelled into fitness-based departures in the course of the week, after pulling up in the course of the Blaugrana’s win over Real Sociedad.
The two defenders, although, have nonetheless been named within the membership’s newest matchday squad, subsequently anticipated to characteristic from the off up towards Rayo.
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