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Rafinha Will not be in turns it by United States

Published:14/07/2017 - 09:57h

Updated:14/07/2017 - 10:07h

The Brazilian midfield player will follow working in solitary to recover of his knee. The aim is that it can arrive for the start of the League or for principles of September. The "Newspaper Sport" ensures that it will not travel to turns it of United States

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It began the pre-season in the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper and this Thursday Valverde could not explain neither with Deulofeu neither with Rafinha, that follow recovering of his respective injuries. And in the case of the Brazilian, his ailments in the knee will prevent him go to turns it by United States. This is what explains today the "Newspaper Sport".

Like this then , Rafinha would lose the three friendly that the Barça will play in front of Juventus, Manchester United and Real Madrid in the International Champions Cup. According to the half quoted, will be still in the city condal with his recovery of the meniscus of the right knee, of which was taken part the past 7 April, predicting him some four months of drop.

It can be a moment interesting so that Denis Suárez and even Samper try to win the confidence of Valverde, that will be expectante for drawing a new centre of the field, a priori with an Iniesta more dosificado. Gomes Will be the last in incorporating beside Ter Stegen, because they have contested the Confederations. 

And if it does not follow?

Rafinha Will have to gather with Valverde to know at first hand which are the intentions of the new technician, in a year in which the midfield player needs to accumulate minutes if it wants to be in the list of Brazil for the world-wide of Russia 2018. It is evident that in the centre of the field there will be quite overbooking.

However, it is necessary to stand out the commitment of Rafinha, that advanced his return to Barcelona to continue with his rehabilitation. It wants to be the before possible with the team, although it is almost impossible that can play the Supercopa against the Madrid. 

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