TWO WEEKS AHEAD OF THE CLASSIC OF THE COPA DEL REY
Pedri, Dembélé, Christensen, De Jong... This is the FC Barcelona infirmary
In the absence of confirmation of Andreas Christensen's injury, FC Barcelona has an infirmary with a few players. The news is not positive for the decisive Clásico, against Real Madrid, for the return of the 'semis' of the Copa del Rey
Only it goes a day of parties by the stop of selections and in the FC Barcelona already have received bad news. Andreas Christensen was replaced in the Denmark-Finland, of the phase of classification to the Eurocopa 2024 of Germany, after suffering one a muscular injury in the left twin when they had passed 18 minutes of the party. Although there is not a definite diagnostic, the first explorations of the medical services the Danish selection are very negative, reason by which the footballer will return to the City Condal this Friday.
In Denmark have glided that Andreas Christensen could be out of action between three and four weeks, but will be when it was in Barcelona that discover the scope of the injury. For the moment, what is sure is that it will not form part of the announcement of the Barcelona picture to receive to the Real Madrid, on 5 April, in the corresponding party to the turn of the semifinals of the Glass of the King 2022-2023. It will add , besides, to a long list of players lesionados in the picture culé.
Up to now and waiting for what happen in the next days in the stop of selections, there are five players lesionados in the team of Xavi Hernández: Pedri González, Ousmane Dembéle, Frenkie of Jong, Ronald Araújo and Christensen. The two first, in addition to the recently 'ingresado', are those that more concern to the club because they do not have date of return. The midfield player, that suffered around the middle of February an injury in the previous rectum of the right thigh, has complicated recently by a relapse and has complicated to go back in the weeks to come.
There is 'case Dembélé', again?
The physicist of Dembélé is the one who more concerns in the Barcelona medical services, place is in the infirmary from finals of January by an injury in the previous rectum of the left thigh. The gone was that it returned two weeks ago to the action, but the international with France suffered complications in his recovery because it has taken, more than the expected, in cicatrizar his wound. In the club have left to put likely dates parasu return and have left clear that will depend on the feelings of the footballer.
Before it began the stop, had not trained with his mates and his apparition in the sessions grupales, when they restart , are not ensured. With his worrisome record of injuries, the wisest is not rushing and go step by step, but the true is that the next 28 will fulfil two months from his injury, in Montilivi, and there are not concrete signals that it can go back in brief, although they do not lose the hopes that it reappear against the Real Madrid.
Possible returns for the Classical
Before it began the stop of selections, announced that Frenkie of Jong neither Ronald Araújo would assist to the international commitments by annoyances after the Classical of LaLiga. Although they are not at all grave, have preferred to remain resting in Barcelona to avoid that complications. In the case of the Dutch midfield player, some proofs by part of the medical services of Low Countries confirmed that it suffered annoyances in the isquiotibiales, reason by which Ronald Koeman it desconvocó to last hour. The forecast is that it surpass them before the party against the Elche, the next 1 April.
With Ronald Araújo, on the other hand, the FC Barcelona confirmed after the party against the White House that suffers an injury in the aductor of the left thigh, reason by which did not travel with Uruguay. It foresees that it also will be able to be of return for the party of LaLiga, but being a player with so much tendency to fall lesionado, the safest is that from the medical services do not risk him and that, by the contrary, go back to appear in the Classical of 5 April.