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Hector Bellerin joins Barcelona’s growing injury list

Barcelona have been hit by yet another injury blow ahead of their next La Liga clash against Real Mallorca, with right-back Hector Bellerin joining the club’s injury list. The club have confirmed that Bellerin felt some discomfort during Tuesday’s training session and will now undergo further tests. Here’s the club’s official statement: “Héctor Bellerín has reported difficulties with the soleus in his left leg during Tuesday morning’s training session. “On Wednesday, the defender will undergo a series of tests to …

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Ter Stegen explains upturn in form for Barcelona

Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen has been chatting about how his summer break has helped him return to his best form this season. The goalkeeper has shone for Barcelona in the early weeks of the campaign and has only conceded once in La Liga. Ter Stegen has also looked good back in the Germany team over the international break after missing his team’s Nations League fixtures over the summer. The goalkeeper opted to take a break after the end of …

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FC Barcelona News: 27 September 2022

FC Barcelona international diary: 26 September – FC BarcelonaOur guide to how Barca’s players fare with their respective national teams during the international break. Return to training – FC BarcelonaThis week sees competition return to Xavi Hernández’s team with Saturday’s trip to Mallorca in La Liga. The squad returned to training on Monday to begin preparations for the game which kicks off at 9pm CEST at the Son Moix stadium. Nine games in October – FC BarcelonaThere are no fewer …

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Tite says Barcelona asked him to be careful with Raphinha

Brazil coach Tite has revealed that Barcelona have been in touch over the international break and asked the national team to be careful with Raphinha. Barcelona have seen a host of players forced onto the sidelines after playing for their national teams this week. Ronald Araujo is set to undergo surgery in Finland on a thigh problem, while Jules Kounde, Frenkie de Jong and Memphis Depay have all been ruled out. It’s no surprise to hear Barca are concerned about …

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Ronald Araujo explains why he’s opted for surgery

Ronald Araujo has opened up on his decision to undergo surgery after Barcelona confirmed the defender will go under the knife this week. The center-back’s decision to have an operation on his thigh problem means he’s almost certain to miss the World Cup which starts in November. There had been rumors that he’d come under pressure from Uruguay to avoid surgery, and Araujo has now issued a statement on social media to set the record straight. “I want to make …

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Dembele, Lewy and Christensen back in Barca training

Barcelona have had a tricky international break with injuries but were able to welcome back three key players on Monday for training. Robert Lewandowski, Ousmane Dembele, and Andreas Christensen were all back from their national teams and took part in a session. Xavi will be relieved to see all three players fit and available, particularly with Dembele having suffered from a calf issue while with France. Christensen will also be needed after Barca lost Ronald Araujo and Jules Kounde to …

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Barcelona confirm Frenkie de Jong and Memphis Depay injuries

Barcelona have confirmed both Frenkie de Jong and Memphis Depay are out of action after sustaining injuries over the international break. The two players both went off in the win over Poland and were then released by the Netherlands and allowed to return to Barca. Both De Jong and Memphis have now undergone tests and Barca have confirmed details of the two injuries. “Tests carried out today have confirmed hamstring injuries for both Frenkie de Jong and Memphis,” read a …

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Barca’s squad depth will be tested as World Cup approaches

This season was always going to be one unlike any other because of the unprecedented scheduling of this World Cup in Qatar. Managers and players have been lamenting for years the lack of recovery time between games, and the increased risk of injury that comes as a consequence. The first international break is already raising the alarm bells for Barcelona with Ronald Araujo and Jules Kounde going down for an extended period, right before a string of games that could …

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Barcelona confirm Ronald Araujo will undergo surgery

Barcelona have confirmed Ronald Araujo will undergo surgery on a thigh injury picked up while playing for Uruguay over the international break. The defender has opted to go under the knife and is now set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines. Barca haven’t said how long he will he out for but reports suggest it will be around 2-3 months. Here’s the club’s official statement: “Ronald Araujo will undergo surgery on Wednesday for the adductor longus tendon avulsion he …

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Time and date for Real Madrid vs Barca confirmed

The date and time for the first Clasico of the 2022-23 season has been confirmed with Barcelona scheduled to take on Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday, October 16 at 4:15pm CET. Both sides are set for a hectic October with Barca due to play Real Mallorca and Celta in La Liga and Inter twice in the Champions League before heading to the Spanish capital. Real Madrid are set to play Getafe and Osasuna in the Spanish top …

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