Spanish giants Barcelona have, late on Monday, confirmed a well timed pair of boosts on the personnel entrance forward of the membership’s upcoming showdown with Actual Madrid.
Xavi Hernandez’s troops are in fact set to return to motion this coming Wednesday.
After seeing an uptick in kind because the flip of the 12 months dropped at a halt by Granada over the weekend, the Blaugrana will flip their attentions in direction of the Spanish Tremendous Cup, in a visit to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
A showdown with the aforementioned Actual Madrid lies in wait, within the newest version of considered one of world soccer’s biggest rivalries – El Clasico.
It’s Carlo Ancelotti’s Actual who will head into proceedings as heavy favourites to e-book their spot within the Supercopa showpiece, having stored alive their cost in direction of the La Liga title courtesy of a powerful 4-1 downing of Valencia on Saturday.
Torres debut on the playing cards?
As such, it goes with out saying that Xavi, confronted with a outstanding stretch of dangerous luck on the personnel entrance since his return to Catalunya, will little doubt be hopeful of getting as a lot of his key performers as doable match and obtainable to function from the off in midweek.
And, as alluded to above, late on Monday, some well timed, and altogether uncommon constructive information on the personnel entrance has come the way in which of the Blaugrana boss.
Simply yesterday, it was broadly reported within the Spanish press that each Pedri and Ferran Torres have been set to sit down out Wednesday’s motion in Riyadh.
This got here amid the suggestion that the 2 Spanish internationals had returned recent constructive checks for Covid-19.
However, as confirmed by none aside from Barca themselves this night, ensuing testing has unveiled the truth that each at the moment are adverse for the virus, and can because of this be permitted to hitch their teammates in Saudi Arabia.
A debut look within the colors of the Catalans may due to this fact nicely be on the playing cards for January arrival Torres within the Clasico.
▶️ Gamers @FerranTorres20 and @Pedri have examined adverse for Covid-19 in PCRs and may rejoin the remainder of the crew in Riyadh. The membership has knowledgeable the corresponding authorities. pic.twitter.com/RBbZx15RrK
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) January 10, 2022
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