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Xavi's new 'trouble' at Barça with Ronald Araújo

Published:21/09/2023 - 11:22h

Updated:21/09/2023 - 15:00h

Ronald Araújo is on the verge of receiving a medical discharge and will mean a new debate at FC Barcelona. On paper, he is one of the team's starting centre-backs, but we will have to see how Xavi Hernández sets up because Koundé and Christensen have been indisputable

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To Xavi Hernández him avecina a problem that any trainer wanted to have: Not knowing why player decant because all are to be headlines. Him this happening in the line of attack and, in brief, also will have to take decisions complicated to the hour to configure the defence of the FC Barcelona in front of the imminent turn of Ronald Araújo to the announcements. To the egarense touches him take out his blackboard and begin to define who deserves to play more in these next parties.

It is worth it to remember that, recently more than a month (17 August), the Barcelona entity confirmed that the central charrúa had suffered an injury in the biceps femoral of his left leg. In paper, supposed a 'drama' absolute for the team, but in front of the adversities have surfaced the figures of Jules Koundé and Andreas Christensen, those who have turned into the two anchors of the Barça in this start of season. They give firmness, reliability and a lot of confidence in the retaguardia.

They will begin the rotations in the defence of the Barça

The two players have turned into indisputable in this last month. Already they have added two goals to zero and both have been key to move away to the rivals of the goal of Marc-André ter Stegen, but also to contribute in the exit of balloon. They have formed a pair to proof of bullets and that it can keep on being important, although all seems to indicate to that now they will go in more in rotation and will have opportunity to rest after a very demanding month.

The turn of Araújo, especially in this stretch of the season in which there are so many parties, supposes the perfect opportunity so that Xavi Hernández begin to rotar to his head offices. The forecast is that the charrúa go in in the announcement for the visit of the Real Celtic Club, this Saturday (18:30 hours), but hardly split like titling after a month of inactivity. However, in the next clashes yes that it could add leadership and minutes to help to his team.

The four head offices will have to 'win' the place

In the short term they will see new combinations in the retaguardia Barcelona. And it is that in addition to the return of the player of 24 years, it is necessary to add that Iñigo Martínez also will add leadership and more minutes of which is having. The trainer egarense will deliver the responsibilities so that the four are to tope in this first stage of the season, but to average term it will be necessary to ask which will be the couple of central headline of the team. The meritocracia, as it has repeated Xavi in several occasions, will be the key.

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