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BARÇA IS IN DANGER

Only four Barça players are living a season without injuries

Published:14/05/2020 - 10:06h

Updated:14/05/2020 - 12:45h

The 2019-20 season has not been very fortunate for Barça in terms of injuries, and before playing again, the catalans are already warned. Only four players are living a season without physical problems

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The FC Barcelona follows working to tune of face to the return of LaLiga, and in the Sportive City there are few absences. After several months of confinement, Quique Setién has recovered to several touched and even to any of the footballers with drops of long length, and already begins to design how sera his team in the return of the football. For the time being, to the of Santander only are missing him Samuel Umtiti and Ousmane Dembélé.

The season 2019-20 has not been too lucky regarding injuries, and only four footballers culés have rid to go through the infirmary. From youngsters like Ansu Fati and Carles Pérez -before his traspaso to the Rome- until veterans like Luis Suárez, Leo Messi or Arturo Vidal have gone parading in front of the doctors, and between the intocables remain Sergio Busquets, Ivan Rakitic, Frenkie of Jong and Antoine Griezmann. The account could fatten it Martin Braithwaite, but the analysis would not be so realistic by his arrival in the month of February.

To the of Badia every time is necessary dosificarle more, but even so it has certified that keeps on being a fixed for his trainers. Of the 38 already contested commitments, has participated in 32, and was in the bench in four, sanctioned in one and out of the announcement in another. In June of 2018 had physical problems but did not lose any meeting, something that yes sucedió in the month of April by a hematoma in the foot.

The one of Möhlin lived a start of atypical course, but in spite of the doubts, has warned that it does not think to surrender with ease. Not even with Ernesto Valverde separating him of the titularity has suffered in excess, and has showed that take care has prize. Also in April of 2018 was 'KO' by a fracture in a finger, but now shows flawless: 31 duels played, six banquillazos and hardly an absence in the announcement.

The one of Arkel has jumped the feared phase of adaptation and is giving samples of reason him fichó. In spite of the altibajos and that it still looks for his best version, only has lost an appointment with the Barça and went by sanction after a double yellow in front of the RCD Espanyol. A proof that it is one of the pillars of the project is that the same year of his debut has participated in 37 of 38 parties and only in four started like acting.

To the of Macon is costing him something more fit, but his commitment and fortress are evident. If the neelandés did to concern to the Ajax by an injury in April of 2019, the French is not of drop from 2017, and never in his career -neither in the Real Sociedad or the Athletic of Madrid- has lost two consecutive crashes. Looking for insistentemente his place in the Camp Nou, also has played 37 of 38 and carried a banquillazo.

The injuries go back to loom to the Barça

Setién Has an important challenge in the fight by the titles, and knows that in the return of the football, the injuries will be a threat. This year it was not leaving positive conclusions and now the risk will increase, because the crisis of the coronavirus has given step to a 'pre-season' with too many limitations and to a calendar compressed and demanding to the maximum. The technician already studies like amortising the five replacements that will allow by meeting for dosificar to his stars and avoid setbacks so much in LaLiga as in the Champions League.

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