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'Gift' to Barça in Portugal with Joao Felix and Cancelo

Published:19/03/2024 - 10:06h

Updated:19/03/2024 - 18:43h

FC Barcelona will be able to be a little calmer, at least from the start, in the current international break after Portugal confirmed their rotation plans for the first friendly match they will have this week

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The first stop of selections of the 2024 has arrived in a moment key of the season of the FC Barcelona, although before initiating has left a very positive news for the club. And it is that this Monday confirmed that there will be rest for Joao Félix and Joao Cancel, something that clearly represents a relief for the Barcelona team.

The seleccionador of Portugal, Roberto Martínez, announced that the two players culé will not be in the party of this Thursday in front of Sweden, to the equal that neither will do it the captain and goleador historical of the selection lusa, Cristiano Ronaldo. The Spanish technician aimed in a communiqué of the Portuguese Federation that so much CR7 like the players of the Barça only will incorporate to the staff "to the start of the preparation of the party against Slovenia", that will contest the day 26 March in Liubliana.

A relief for the Barça, for the Joaos and for Cristiano

In the City Condal receive of positive way the news, especially by Cancel. The side was low of last hour in the party in front of the Athletic of Madrid because of some annoyances, although it has concentrated with Portugal without problem. The forward, by his part, comes to surpass an injury of ankle that had him almost three weeks of drop and has gone recovering feelings little by little.

This decision of the technical body of Portugal arrives since according to Martínez this stop "is a very difficult period for the players", with "a lot of parties, a lot of mental tiredness", sustained. And it is that only this month, Cristiano has played 390 minutes in four parties with the To the Nassr Saudi, whereas Félix comes of a demanding party in the Cívitas Metropolitan, where marked the first goal in the victory of the Barça by 0-3 in front of "his" Athletic" of Madrid.

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