Ronald Araújo, a central for a lot of years in the Barça


OFFICIAL: Barça confirms Araújo's 'KO' after carrying out new tests

Published:14/10/2021 - 12:41h

Updated:14/10/2021 - 13:22h

FC Barcelona has confirmed the 'KO' of Ronald Araújo after carrying out new tests after he returned 'touched' from the break with Uruguay. The center back has a hamstring injury on his right thigh and will be low until he improves.

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"The proofs made this morning have confirmed that the player of the first team Ronald Araújo has an injury in the isquiotibiales of the right thigh. It is drop and the evolution will mark his availability". Of this way confirmed the FC Barcelona the result of the proofs to Araújo, that had to go back ahead of time of the stop after lesionarse with the Uruguayan selection.

This is a 'stick' very hard for the Barça, that probably goes to have to play without the charrúa three 'final' consecutive. The one of this Sunday against Valencia goes it to him to lose safe and the culés will have to fix them without him to surpass to the ones of José Bordalás. The Catalans can not allow the luxury of 'puncture' again if they want to follow aspiring to the title suspender belt, since would move away too much of Athletic and Real Madrid.

On the other hand, everything aims that also it will lose the duel of the Wednesday that comes in front of the Dinamo of Kiev. The Barcelona receive to the Ukrainian group in the Camp Nou in a meeting in which they need to add the three points to follow having options to happen to eighth. After losing against the Bayern and the Benfica, the ones of Ronald Koeman have to win yes or yes or could say practically goodbye to this Champions League.

After the League of Champions will arrive the Classical in front of the Madrid, that will be next Sunday. For this party seems that Araújo could have some option to arrive if it answers well in the next days. Against the whites, the Barça could approach a lot in command of LaLiga in case to win to Valencia and add three new points in front of the merengues. By this reason, will be key can have Ronald, that is definitely the best defender of the culés.

The absence of Araújo goes to notice a lot

By all this, this injury arrives in the worst possible moment, since in the next meetings the Barcelona plays good part of his options in League and in Champions. The Uruguayan was being before the stop the defender more in shape of the team and his speed, character and forcefulness to the hour to defend go to throw a lot in fault. Gerard Hammered will have to take a step forward, the same that Eric García and Clément Lenglet, that will be the one who play in Europe by the expulsion of Eric in front of the Benfica.

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