INJURY UPDATES: Possible Return Dates For Five Injured Barcelona Stars

Despite Barcelona poor performance in 2022/23 European campaign, Xavi Hernandez men are doing great in La liga and Copa del Rey. They are well set to win two trophies this season with 12 points clear at the top of La Liga and a 0-1 lead in the Copa del Rey semi-finals.

However, Barcelona were dealt a huge blow as five important players picked up injury.

Starting from Ronald Araujo out with an adductor problem to Frenkie de Jong right hamstring injury, Christensen out for weeks, with Ousmane Dembele and Pedri not left out of the long injury list.

The Camp Nou side have five important players injured with varying timelines.

FRENKIE DE JONG INJURY AND RECOVERY DATE

De Jong picked up an injury to his right hamstring on brink of the international duty. Report from Javi Miguel claimed the Midfielder could be out for up to a month due to the injury.

With a crucial ElClásico return leg at Camp Nou, Frenkie De Jong injury is a huge blow to Barcelona. He is expected to be out for 2-4 weeks.

OUSMANE DEMBELE INJURY AND RECOVERY DATE

Dembélé picked up a thigh injury against Girona, he was expected to be back in a month.

However, his recovery ahead of the April Copa del Rey semi-finals second leg is a big doubt. Barcelona will allow Dembélé full recovery and will not risk his return.

Dembele is expected to be out for 3-4 weeks, and a doubt for the second leg of the Copa del Rey semi-finals.

ANDREAS CHRISTENSEN INJURY AND RECOVERY DATE

Christensen is the latest to be added to the injury list, the defender was removed early in the first half of their Euro 2024 qualifier against Finland.

According to Diario AS report, Christensen will miss up to 4 weeks, he’s expected to be out of Copa del Rey ELCLÁSICO second leg clash with Real Madrid in Camp Nou.

He could be out for more than 4 weeks as things stand.

PEDRI INJURY AND RECOVERY DATE

Pedri suffered a hamstring strain against Manchester United in the Europa League knockouts first-leg.

He’s expected to be out for a month, Pedri surely made it back to training before he suffered a setback ahead of ElClásico league match.

The setback ruled him out for more weeks. He is still a doubt for Copa del Rey El Clasico second leg at Camp Nou.

Pedri is expected to be out for around 3-4 more weeks

RONALD ARAUJO INJURY AND RECOVERY DATE

Unlike others, Ronald is most likely cautionary.

Reports revealed that he has a left adductor injury and his recovery will determine his availability. He could be out for up to 2 weeks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *