Ronald Araújo at a press conference


Uruguay reassures Barça: "Nobody is going to risk Araújo"

Published:14/11/2022 - 20:00h

Updated:14/11/2022 - 23:06h

Ronald Araújo is already training with the Uruguayan team in Abu Dhabi. The physical state of the center-back causes concern at Barça, but 'Teacher' Ortega, the team's physical trainer, has come out to 'reassure' the Catalans

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The physical state of Ronald Araújo does not leave to cause worry in the FC Barcelona. The defender had to go through the operating theatre in Finland the past 28 September because of the avulsión of the long sinew of the thigh of right leg that suffered with Uruguay in the last stop of selections. In spite of that thought that would not arrive to time for the World-wide of Qatar, the player has gone accelerating terms and will form part of the combined charrúa in the international appointment.

In fact, the footballer blaugrana arrived the past Saturday to Abu Dabi, where is the concentration of the directed by Diego Alonso in the previous of the competition, and already has completed his first two trainings. The player exercises under the look of the recuperadores rioplatenses and of two professionals of the Barça, that handle with extreme restraint the situation of Ronald that follows working in his return to the terrains of game.

In the meantime, the 'Profe' Ortega, preparador physical of the Athletic of Madrid and that in the Glass of the World will follow suit with the Uruguayan selection, has offered some statements to 'AUF TV' where has ensured that it will not run any risk with the defender. "I see very well to Araújo. We are very informed of the subject. We are professional. Anybody goes to risk with the footballer. We go it to carry in the conditions that are pactadas with his club. The people of the technical body of the selection is to disposal of him in what it refers to his process of recovery", manifested.

Of the same form, Ortega sustained that the defender will go integrating to the team paulatinamente to avoid a consequence of gravity. "It goes to go integrating in the measure that can make the activities that can make with the team. And those that can not do, will expect it and will follow expecting the necessary times, respecting the indications of his club. Afterwards, of course it will be a decision of the player and also of the trainer, in how much to his participation in the Glass of the World", declared.

The date estimated of his turn

Finally, the preparador physical explained that they exist "stages" in this final stretch of the recovery of Araújo, leaving clear that the advance of these phases will make respecting the conditions of the Barça. Like this then , it foresees that Ronald do not form part of the team in the first party of the phase of groups in front of South Korea (24 November) neither in the duel in front of Portugal (28 November). Of this way, the hopes charrúas are put in the meeting in front of Ghana of 2 December.

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