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OFFICIAL: Joao Cancelo is discharged and will have minutes against Athletic

Published:23/01/2024 - 13:30h

Updated:23/01/2024 - 16:12h

Joao Cancelo will finally play again this Thursday in the Cup quarterfinals against Athletic, after three weeks 'KO'. The Portuguese has entered the squad and Xavi Hernández has confirmed that he is fine and that he will be important in San Mamés

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The return of Joao Cancel is the best news of the list of summoned of the FC Barcelona for the chambers of Glass of the King against the Athletic. The Portuguese carries stopped from 4 January after suffering a distention in the internal lateral ligament of his left knee in front of The Palms. Since it has been recovering and has lost the Supercopa of Spain, what goes of trophy copero and the crash of League in front of the Real Betis.

Luckily for the Barça, the luso already is healthy and, as it has confirmed his own trainer, will have important minutes in Saint Mamés this same Wednesday. "They are well and surely they will have a lot of minutes. It finds well. Joao No longer has almost at all of annoyance", affirmed Xavi Hernández, referring also to Andreas Christensen, that did not play in Seville by some 'annoyances' that suffered in front of the Unionistas of Salamanca, but that already is also in shape.

The statements det technician of Terrassa leave clear that it could be posing even that it was headline in Bilbao. In spite of this, lor normal would be that it saved to Cancel for the second part, since it could be a risk give him so many minutes after being three weeks 'KO'. If Christensen is well, having the brutal apparition of Pau Cubarsí, that 'went out' against the Betis in his première like titling with the Barcelona, the míster has it easy to bet by one of the two in the centre of the defence with Araújo, leave to Jules Koundé in the right-handed side and use to Joao of revulsivo.

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