No sooner had Barcelona’s clinic been emptied of the injured players than it was filled again, and the latest news indicates that there are 5 players.
In addition to the Frenchman Osman Dembele and the Spanish Pedri, there is the Uruguayan Araujo, the Danish Andreas Christensen and the Dutchman Frankie de Jong, and the injury of the latter was reported by Barca – a few days ago – to the medical staff of the Dutch team, and he explained to them that the Dutch international suffers from a hamstring injury in his right leg.
The former Ajax player underwent medical examinations this morning, confirming the results of the Dutch medical staff that he was injured, and his return to the Catalan team will depend on his development.
Barca did not provide any date for the return of the Dutch star to the stadiums.
De Young’s injury represents a serious setback for Xavi before important matches for the Blaugrana.
De Jong, who played 34 games this season during El Clasico against Real Madrid in La Liga last weekend, was injured just like Ronald Araujo. This is why the two players missed their national team. In addition, Christensen will be examined by Barcelona doctors in the next few hours.
The Danish international injured his left calf, yesterday, Thursday, in the match between his country and Finland.
Barcelona will return to compete in La Liga on Saturday the 1st of next month, against Elche.
And on April 5 at Camp Nou, it will host Barca in the second leg of the King’s Cup semi-final against Real Madrid.
And the Spanish “Marca” reports that Xavi is concerned that an additional number of players will be injured during their participation with their national teams.