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Xavi's options to replace Lewandowski against Atlético

Published:4/01/2023 - 18:42h

Updated:4/01/2023 - 18:42h

Xavi Hernández has three possible options in the squad to face the loss of Robert Lewandowski, already ruled out for the visit to Atleti. Ferran Torres, Ansu Fati and Memphis Depay are his alternatives

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The Administrative Court of the Sport has ratified the sanction of three parties of suspension to for Robert Lewandowski after the incident that the Pole starred with the referee Jesús Gil Manzano in the party in front of Osasuna. After exhausting several instances, the FC Barcelona resorted in front of the ordinary justice, that finally would finish favouring to the Barcelona team with a measure cautelar to allow him play in front of the Espanyol.

In such sense, except some twist of last moment as it occurred in the day before of the derbi Catalan, the egarense will not be able to have his main offensive referent for the parties in front of the Athletic of Madrid, Getafe and Girona, by will have to resort to it other effective to configure his line of attack. To the not having players lesionados, are varied the options that could have the míster for the party in the Cívitas Metropolitan.

The possible reemplazantes of Lewandowski

Between the alternatives that would be stirring the trainer appears Ferran Torres, the one who could redeem in the Glass of the World when marking in the victory of scandal in front of Costa Rica. The Valencian can exert without problems like leading centre, a role that already has occupied dressing the colours of the combined national and a data that surely Xavi will take into account of face to a hard party in the Spanish capital.

The following option is the one of Ansu Fati, the one who has not seen a lot of minutes in his last parties, so much with the Barça as in the Spanish selection. The Hispanic-guinean would have in front of himself a big opportunity to finish to send him a message to the míster: already it is in full conditions for encarar what subtracts of season. Even so, it is possible that the one of Tarrasa continue limiting his minutes in the field of preventive way.

In addition to having extreme that they can occupy the position of 'nine', Xavi Hernández has also of an effective with this natural position. It treats of Memphis Depay, one of the players that less minutes has seen along the season and whose situation seems to indicate that it will say goodbye to the Barça at the end of the course. The crash in front of the rojiblancos could be a big opportunity to go winning regularity.

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