Red alert for Xavi: Araújo also breaks

All the alarms have jumped in Barcelona after Ronald Araújo has had to retire of the field of play in the friendly match that Iran and Uruguay are playing in Austria. The central it didn’t last a minute on the field and was replaced by Rogel. The azulgrana came out with discomfort in the adductors and joins the already confirmed injuries of Koundé and Depay.

If the forecasts about Jules Koundé’s injury that arrive from Paris are alarming -there is talk of at least four weeks off due to a muscle tear-, those that arrive from the Dutch team due to the state of memphis depay Nor do they invite optimism. And it is that a first assessment speak of a muscular rupture in the biceps femoris of the left leg that He will have a month off the pitch, as AS has learned.

That means, speaking in silver, that Memphis will miss a minimum of seven games: Mallorca, Celta, Real Madrid and Villarreal, in the LaLiga championship, and the double confrontation in the Champions League against Inter Milan.

very bad news for Xavi Hernández, who can only count on Ansu Fati as a replacement if he wants to give Robert Lewandowski a break, although he would also have the trick of Ferran Torres.

Apart from the two injured players, who have already returned to Barcelona to undergo more tests to certify the seriousness of their injuries, it must be remembered that Thursday night was especially fateful for Blaugrana interests, since Two more internationals ended with discomfort: Ousmane Dembélé and Frenkie de Jong. In any case, both continue with their respective teams as their setbacks are considered to be minor.

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