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Barça confirms the withdrawal of Pedri González and Ronald Araújo

Published:19/05/2023 - 21:01h

Updated:19/05/2023 - 21:01h

Through a statement on their social networks, FC Barcelona has confirmed the casualties of Pedri González and Ronald Araújo, who will not be present in this Saturday's duel against Real Sociedad due to muscular discomfort

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The FC Barcelona will receive to the Real Sociedad this Saturday (21:00 hours, 9:00 PM CEST) with the drop of two key players for Xavi Hernández: Ronald Araújo and Pedri González, those who have remained out of the announcement for the party because of muscular annoyances. The players would not have to take a lot in recovering , but the staff medical want to avoid any 'surprise'.

The day of yesterday, informed that the two players went to rest after being indisputable in the last days, but desconocía that they had physical problems behind the decision of the blaugrana of 'dispense' of both for the visit of the picture 'txuri-urdin' by the day 35 of LaLiga Santander. The Barça understands that there are not reasons to force them.

The FC Barcelona confirms the drops

Through a communiqué issued this Friday, the Barcelona club has confirmed the drop of the two footballers. On Ronald Araújo, have stood out that "has some annoyances in the twin of the right leg", whereas of the midfield player of 20 years have indicated that suffers "some annoyances in the right thigh". The availability of both players will depend on the evolution in the next days, but in theory would have to be of return for the visit to the Valladolid.

The annoyances of Araújo 'justify' that Xavi have replaced him in front of the Espanyol before it finished the party. It comes of some months of 'marathon' in which it has accumulated nine consecutive titularities, with 771 minutes of action between the parties. It played the 90' in front of the Real Madrid, Girona, Getafe, Athletic of Madrid, Ray Vallecano, Real Betis and Osasuna, whereas in front of the Elche went out in the 78' and against the Espanyol in the 63'.

By his part, although it is not something very grave, with Pedri the culés have to have a lot of care because it comes to be two months 'KO' after suffering an injury in the previous rectum of the right thigh. It returned to the action in the visit of the Athletic of Madrid to the Camp Nou and played half hour in the second half, but since has added four consecutive headlines. Only in front of the Osasuna was not replaced.

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