Sad New, As Two Barcelona Key Players Ruled Out Of El Clasico

Barcelona hope of having two of their important players back from injury before the forthcoming ElClásico Copa del Rey semi-finals second leg has suffered a setback, as forward Ousmane Dembele and midfielder Pedri confirmed out of ElClásico.

The Blaugrana are 12 points clear of their rival at the top of La Liga, with Barça 68 points and Real Madrid maintaining second position with 56 points.

As La Liga title seems to be Xavi’s main aim, the club now have one hand on their first Spanish La liga title since 2019.

However, Barcelona were dealt a huge blow as their two star players, Pedri and dembélé will not be available for the El Clasico on April 5.

Pedri has been ruled out of Copa del Rey semi-finals second leg and will be out for another three to four weeks, according to reports.

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

Pedri was expected to make a return from a hamstring knock against Madrid in the last League El Clasico before suffering discomfort in training. Report from Catalunya Radio made it clear that the playmaker won’t make Barca’s next games after the international break either.

The midfielder is expected to miss out of trip to Elche and April 5 El Clasico second leg of the Copa del Rey last four against Real Madrid at camp Nou.

He is expected to be out till Atletico Madrid game on April 23.

Another important player ruled out of the April 5 El Clasico is Barça forward Ousmane Dembele. The forward who has been out to hamstring injury since January has returned to training. barça is said to be positive about his return before the end of April.

Despite his return to training, he is completely ruled out of the El Clasico at camp Nou. He will be expected back in action against Atletico Madrid on April 23

Both Ousmane Dembele and Pedri are expected back in action against Atletico Madrid on April 23

 

 

 

 

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