The bad news accumulates in the Barcelona. The defeat against Bayern has left the Barça team very touched, not only in sports but also physically. Pedri and Jordi Alba ended the match injured and they cannot be against Granada. Two more players who add to a long list of casualties that fuels Barça at this start of the season. The midfielder suffers a muscle injury, while the lateral one is in the biceps femoris.
The club has launched a medical report but does not specify the time they will be off. «The player of the first team Pedri has a muscle injury in the quadriceps of the left thigh. It is low and the evolution will mark its availability “, indicates the statement about the Canarian footballer. Pedri, who was returning after enjoying a few days of vacation during the national team break, played the 90 minutes in the European premiere against Bayern. Unfortunately, the player ended the match injured.
In similar circumstances he finds himself Jordi Alba, another key piece in Ronald Koeman’s schemes, who suffers from a «an injury to the biceps femoris of the right thigh». As with Pedri, Barça does not reveal how long he will be out and assures that “evolution will mark availability.”
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The Dutch coach does not win to disappointment and this fuels his battle against the club’s medical services. These two casualties join those already known from Martin Braithwaite, who will undergo surgery to undergo surgery on his left knee in the next few days, Kun Agüero, Dembélé and Ansu Fati.