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Barça again consider the signing of a '9' in January

Published:13/01/2020 - 14:28h

Updated:13/01/2020 - 14:33h

The injury of Luis Suarez, who will be four months off, is an important setback to the plans of FC Barcelona. Now, sports management would consider signing

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In a principle, seemed that the operation of knee of Luis Suárez only would have him a month separated of the terrains of game. However, after the intervention, confirmed the worst prognoses: the Uruguayan forward will be drop during the next four months and will arrive without rhythm to the decisive stretch of the season, that in which the titles are at stake.

The initial prognoses did totally unnecessary the arrival of a forward for suplir to Suárez, since it seemed that it would arrive to time for key commitments like the Classical of LaLiga of Santiago Bernabéu or the crossing of eighth of final of the Champions League against the Naples. Nevertheless, it will lose all these appointments and practically the whole of the season.

Of course, the dilated time of drop of the ariete of Jump -remember that no only is necessary to explain the four months of recovery, but a back stretch in which it will have to recover the confidence and the rhythm of competition- does that, according to the informations published by Sportive World, have established a debate in the sportive direction about if bring him or no a substitute of emergency.

The experience of the past season is not too hopeful. In January, Valverde asked to a forward like resource in case the own Luis Suárez lesionaba or even for desatascar to the team and the club bet for bringing yielded to a player of half profile like Kevin-Prince Boateng. The operation was a disaster, the germano-ghanés did not have a fast adaptation to the game of the FC Barcelona and hardly played.

Resources of the staff if it does not arrive a '9'

It is necessary to remember that Ousmane Dembélé​ will be back to the team in some three weeks, by what the forward will earn a new 'signing' of winter. It is true that the French plays like extreme, but have him to him like resource will involve that they can reposition to the place of leading centre to players like Antoine Griezmann or Leo Messi, with experience in said position.

Besides, Ansu Fati and Carles Pérez come stepping strong. The two youngsters had big performances in the initial stretch of the season and showed that they can give a good performance if they have of opportunities. In case of not arriving a forward, the staff has resources to cover the gap of Luis Suárez.

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