Barcelona are still sweating after their midfield duo for El Clásico and Real Madrid

Barcelona are still sweating after their midfield duo for El Clásico and Real Madrid

Barcelona trained on Saturday to prepare for tomorrow’s match against Athletic Club at the Estadi Olímpico Lluís Kompanis.


According to a report from Mundo Deportivo, key midfielders Frenkie de Jong and Pedri have again missed group training ahead of matches against Athletic, Shakhtar Donetsk and Real Madrid.

Youngsters Hector Fort, Unai Hernández and Marc Giou are all involved, with Xavi set to join the matchday squad to be announced tomorrow.


De Jong has not been with his teammates since the injury.


It is worth noting that De Jong has yet to join his teammates in training and the full date of his return is unclear, making his appearance in the first El Clásico of the season scheduled for October 28 uncertain.

The Dutch midfielder picked up an injury in the first half of the game against Celta Vigo on September 23 and had to leave the pitch with a right ankle problem.


As previously reported, it has been a little over a week since the splint was removed from the injured joint.

Despite the uncertainty, the coaching staff did not rule out his participation in the Clásico. His inclusion in the squad for this match will already be considered a significant achievement.

Frankie de Jong

On the other hand, Pedri is making positive progress after recovering from the injury suffered on August 24.

The young midfielder suffered a broken femur in his right thigh.

His expected return could be in time for next week’s game against Real Madrid, but that may depend on his mood and fitness.


The position of the coaches and the medical team is clear.

The first part, determining an athlete’s fitness to participate in a large-scale event, is based on the athlete’s level of well-being and comfort.

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Finally, players like Lamin Yamal and Alejandro Balde are making good progress in recovering from discomfort.

In addition, Rafinha, who has almost overcome a muscle injury, is close to full recovery.


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