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First diagnosis of Sergi Roberto's injury

Published:19/10/2019 - 20:11h

Updated:19/10/2019 - 20:11h

A few hours after the victory of FC Barcelona against Eibar in Ipurua, the club issued a first diagnosis of Sergi Roberto's injury

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Sergi Roberto gave the fright in the rest of the party in which the FC Barcelona played this Saturday against the Eibar in Ipurua. The Catalan was headline in front of the group armero, but did not appear on the lawn after the rest by some problems in the left knee that the club confirmed by mediation of the social networks shortly after.

During the afternoon, the club confirmed the injury of the 'todocampista' of Reus, although it did not specify the time ofdrop . "The proofs made this afternoon have showed that the player of the first team Sergi Roberto has a distention of the internal lateral ligament of the left knee. His evolution will mark his availability for the next trainings", prayed the communiqué.

The press release followed explaining that Sergi Roberto "has contested the first-half in the triumph of this Saturday in Ipurua against the Eibar (0-3). The player barcelonista has gone out in the eleven headline, but has had to withdraw in the rest and Nélson Semedo has gone in in his place. This season Sergi Roberto has contested 10 parties this course, having minutes in eight of the nine of League and the two of the Champions".

Therefore, it confirms a new problem for Ernesto Valverde in front of a full calendar of parties of LaLiga Santander and of Champions League​. Sergi Roberto is an important footballer inside the staff since it acts like joker, already was like right side or in the position of interior by the same band.

Waiting that it confirm the time of drop of the Catalan, can that the Txingurri see forced to 'throw' of footballers less usual like Moussa Wagué. Without Sergi Roberto, Nélson Semedo is the man of confidence of the technician extremeño here and, to avoid overloads it of minutes, the African could have new opportunities.

The alternatives of Valverde

With the drop of Sergi Roberto, resentirá more the position of side that the one of interior. In the centre of the field, still without the one of Reus, Ernesto Valverde has players like Frenkie of Jong, Arthur Melo, Arturo Vidal, Ivan Rakitic or Carles Aleñá, by what there will be problems for suplirle with footballers of guarantees. As we have said, Wagué can win weight in the team in the next days.

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