XAVI CONFIRMS THE LOSS OF THE GERMAN GOALKEEPER
Ter Stegen is still 'touched' and will not play against Atlético either
Published:2/12/2023 - 14:21h
Updated:2/12/2023 - 14:27h
Bad news for Barça in the run-up to the match against Atlético. Finally, Marc André ter Stegen has not managed to recover from his lower back pain and will not be available for the duel against Atlético, postponing his return, probably, for the next match in LaLiga against Girona
The injury of Marc André ter Stegen keeps on being topic of conversation in the City Condal. Although initially it thought that the lumbalgia that affected it would be a lower setback, the reality is that the guardameta German will assume his third consecutive party without being able to be under the three sticks of the Barcelona arch.
Although in a principle from the FC Barcelona showed optimism that the goalkeeper germano could play against the 'colchoneros', after his absence in the crosses of the Catalan cast in front of the Ray Vallecano and to the Port wine, finally Xavi Hernández, in the previous press conference to the party of the Sunday against the Athletic, confirmed what suspected in the last days.
In this sense, the one of Terrassa did not deepen a lot in the situation, but left clear that Ter Stegen will not be summoned for the party against the 'rojiblancos'. "It has tested and it feels annoyances. We will see next week. It is sad by not being able to play. It remains descartado for morning", sentenced the egarense. Therefore, the responsibility to defend the arch culé in the crucial clash against the ones of the 'Cholo' Simeone recaerá again in the hands of Iñaki Crag, the one who has been to the height in the opportunities that has had to protect the arch, being figure against the Port wine and keeping firm in front of the Ray.
Ter Stegen Keeps doing works of recovery
Voucher recalcar that Marc André ter Stegen has not been able to train in the lawn regularly with his mates. Nevertheless, it has been working in the Sportive City Joan Gamper doing specific exercises of recovery in the gymnasium during all this time, even jumping the day of rest that Xavi gave him to the staff the past Thursday. Now, his return will postpone apparently for the clash against the Girona the next 10 December.
In this sense, the guardameta germano would be surpassing the quantity of stray meetings because of problems of back that had in the season 2014/2015. In that then, lost 24 days and ausentó in two duels by these physical mishaps, which prevented him be in the announcement for the debut in LaLiga against the Elche CF and later the clash of the second day against the Villarreal Cf.