El Clasico: Barcelona trio is expected to be available for the game against Real Madrid.
In spite of the confidence surrounding Barcelona’s strong start to the 2022/2023 campaign, culers have received unpleasant news from the international break.
Several of the squad’s most important players are suffering from injuries, which is bad news for Xavi because his team still has seven games left to play in October.
The current league leaders have some encouraging injury news as the early La Liga title decider, El Clasico, is due to begin next weekend.
Journalist Javi Miguel has released an update that states Frenkie de Jong has been cleared to play in Barcelona’s upcoming match against Celta Vigo. Before the pivotal match against Real Madrid, players like Jules Kounde and Franck Kessie are also expected to get the all-clear regarding their fitness.
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De Jong was forced to return from the Dutch camp quickly during the international break after suffering an unforeseen muscular complaint.
In a Nations League match against Austria, Kounde was replaced after his hamstring gave out, resulting in a 1-1 draw.
In the case of Kessie, he was a late replacement in the most recent 1-0 loss to Inter Milan, but it was later determined that he had passed away from a thigh injury.
Three important players are expected to be ready to face Carlo Ancelotti’s team in time, which can only be a good thing for Barça.
Memphis Depay still needs at least two weeks to recover fully from his thigh injury, according to Javi Miguel.
The Dutch international has nonetheless begun practicing outdoors in an effort to be available for his team through a relentless fixture backlog.