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Optimism with regard to the physical state of Lenglet and Araújo

Published:30/11/2020 - 15:31h

Updated:30/11/2020 - 16:33h

The central defenders Clément Lenglet and Ronald Araújo have given positive samples with regard to his physical improvement, by what the Barcelona is optimistic with regard to his turn

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In spite of the victory of the FC Barcelona in front of the Osasuna, by 4-0, during said meeting there was a situation that left in suspense to all the bloated and the rest of the surroundings culé. Clément Lenglet, the only central of the staff that remained "healthy" afterwards of the injuries of Gerard Hammered and Ronald Araújo, as well as of the late recovery of Samuel Umtiti, went out substituted to the minute 67, between two of the integrates of the medical body of the club.

For one moment it thought the worst, that the bad luck would be removing him to the team blaugrana to all his central defenders of the first team, leaving them to all out of fight by some time. A true calimidad that would force to Ronald Koeman to think in some rotations of the mediocampistas, that would happen to cover the central axis of the defence, as well as the widespread inclusion of the central of the filial Óscar Mingueza and the possible inclusion of the Argentinian Bouquets Mingo in the plans of the main team.

However, the panorama with regard to the physical situation of the defenders blaugranas seems to be clearing, since so much Lenglet like Araújo are near to clear the doubts on his continuity in the game of the staff of Koeman. In the case of the first , made specific work this Monday, by what assumes that his sprain of ankle was not grave, but does not expect that it travel the Wednesday to Hungary to confront to the Ferencvaros. By his part, the second has trained with the group for the first time since it fell lesionado does more than a month, by what could return for the meeting of Champions League.

Alternatives to Lenglet and Araújo

In front of the uncertainty on the turn of Lenglet and Araújo after his physical ailments, the alternatives regarding names that could handle Ronald Koeman of face to the parties in front of the Ferencvaros and the Cádiz, the two meetings that the Barcelona has to face this week, the Dutch technician has some options to be able to substitute to the defenders, in case that any of the two can participate in said commitments. In principle, Samuel Umtiti could posit like option, since has some time training with his mates, by what his announcement could pose like a good opportunity for suplir the current drops and so that, once and for all, debut this season.

On the other hand, Mingueza, Junior Firpo and De Jong are the others names that Koeman could take in account to include in the central zone of the defence. The canterano already carries a pair of parties contested, showing an interesting performance, whereas the ex players of the Betis and of the Ajax could reconvert circunstancialmente for these next meetings.

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