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THE CLUB CONTINUES TO ADD DROPS

Barça's injuries cast doubt on Xavi's pre-season preparation

Published:5/10/2022 - 20:39h

Updated:6/10/2022 - 01:22h

In addition to cases such as Jules Koundé, Ronald Araújo, Héctor Bellerín and Frenkie de Jong, Andreas Christensen and Franck Kessié have been injured. Problems could be related to the preparation stage

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In the last weeks, the infirmary of the FC Barcelona has added increasingly names of worrisome way. No only during the stop of selections to finals of September, also in the return of the League of Champions with the controversial commitment in front of the Inter of Milan have added new effective to the list of drops in this stretch of the season.

Recently, Andreas Christensen and Franck Kessié have fallen victim of physical problems. In the case of the Danish treats of a sprain in the left ankle, a condition on which still have not offered greater details regarding the possible date of recovery. The marfileño, by his part, suffers an elongación in the aductor that would keep him out of action by little more than a week.

Previously, during the dates FIFA, the most critical cases had been the ones of Jules Koundé, with an injury in the biceps femoral of the left thigh, and Ronald Araújo, the one who arrived presenting an avulsión of the sinew of the aductor long of the right thigh; his ailment, graver, has been tackled in the operating theatre and could go back to the field with the just for the World-wide.

Héctor Bellerín, by his part, suffers an injury in the sóleo that would separate him by four weeks. Frenkie Of Jong returned of the concentration with his selection presenting annoyances and could not be present in the defeat of the Barcelona in front of the Inter. All these drops arrive perhaps in the worst moment for a team that requires immediate results before the Glass of the World.

Errors in the pre-season?

The so elevated number of injuries in a so brief period has generated some interests on the work made by Xavi Hernández during the pre-season. The fact that other teams do not present so many injuries could be an indicator of possible lacks in the physical works during the stage of preparation; except perhaps in cases like the one of Bellerín, the one who practically arrived on the horn of the market of signings.

In front of this panorama, the team blaugrana can not allow new injuries. The month of October brings achieve an infernal calendar for the Barça, especially in the Champions where has to face two 'final' in search of his classification: in front of the Inter and the Bayern, both home. In League, the big proof will be the Classical in front of the Madrid, in addition to other crashes in front of the Celtic, Villarreal, Athletic and Valencia.

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