Thu. May 19th, 2022
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Barcelona’s journey to Granada on Saturday will feature a host of players returning from Isolation over COVID-19.

Alejandro Balde, Sergino Dest, Abde and Gavi are all back  to play after recovering from the virus which saw them miss the club’s Copa del Rey win at Linares

Memphis Depay who can relieve some of the pressure on the Catalan’s attack as well as Luuk de Jong who returns from suspension.

Two defenders also return to the squad with Samuel Umtiti and Clement Lenglet back to the  after recovering from gastroenteritis.

Some players likr Ronald Araujo, Frenkie de Jong, Martin Braithwaite, Sergi Roberto and Ansu Fati will also miss the encounter as a result of injury.

Pedri and new signing Ferran Torres are still COVID-19 positive which means they are forced to miss another game.

Xavi hopes to have more players back fit before they travel to Saudi Arabia to face Real Madrid in the Supercopa de Espana semi-final

By Nwosu Chizoba David

Nwosu Chizoba David is a soccer lover and writer. He is a graduate of Biological Sciences, presently teaching in a secondary in Lagos.

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