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De Jong and Firpo improve and Barça hopes to get them back soon

Published:9/07/2020 - 17:19h

Updated:9/07/2020 - 17:19h

Barça is once again optimistic after the training session of Thursday. Frenkie de Jong and Junior Firpo are improving and the club hopes to get them back very soon for LaLiga

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After a triumph adjusted in LaLiga, the FC Barcelona went back to work this Thursday, and did it with good news in the Sportive City. The Catalans resist to deliver him the title to the Real Madrid and saved in an odd derbi in front of the RCD Espanyol, by what now expect novelties of the visit of the Sportive Alavés to Santiago Bernabéu. Regarding his own staff, Quique Setién has reasons for the optimism.

Frenkie Of Jong and Junior Firpo made part of the session with the group and soon could abandon the infirmary, since in spite of not having still the high medical, his feelings follow improving. With the headlines of the Wednesday exercising to lower rhythm, the absent and the two cracks mentioned -in addition to some members of the filial- put a course more before finishing the training of individual form.

The Dutch fell in front of the RCD Mallorca and encara the straight final of his recovery. What seemed one overloads confirmed shortly after like a mishap in the sóleo of the right leg, that has had him several weeks in the dry dam. The absence of the midfield player expanded to the parties against Leganés, Seville, Athletic Club, Celtic of Vigo, Athletic of Madrid and Villarreal, in addition to a derbi after which could reappear.

By his part, the Hispanic-dominican could surpass another pothole in his way in a season of altibajos in which it has not achieved to consolidate like alternative to Jordi Alba in the left side. The ex of the Real Betis turned into drop of last hour in the commitment against the castellonenses by some annoyances in the hip, that prevented him also be available for the clash against the 'pericos'.

After consulting to the doctors and to the footballers, will be Setién the one who decide if they will be in the list for the duel in front of the Real Valladolid of this Saturday in the Stadium José Zorrilla (19:30 hours, peninsular schedule Spanish). In principle, the technician will not risk with any of the 'touched' by the vicinity of the Champions League, but if has green light could give them minutes to both so that they begin to recover rhythm.

The Barça has several drops confirmed

Further of Of Jong and Firpo, the Barça has several drops confirmed for the meeting in Pucela by injury and sanction. The míster will have to happen another day more without Ousmane Dembélé and Samuel Umtiti, centred in his own processes of recovery, and also without Ansu Fati, that jumped to the lawn in the second half of the crash against the Espanyol and saw a direct red card after a brusque entrance on Fernando Calero.

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