The Barcelona manager finally got Roberto is finally back for the next game against Real Valladolid, but Samuel Umtiti, the defender, remains out of the squad with a knee injury. Ernesto Valverde has Roberto again for Barcelona’s upcoming match against Valladolid. Sergi Roberto is back with for the team after recovering from a severe knee injury suffered in the 3-0 win over Eibar, but there’s still no sign of Samuel Umtiti. He further got his knee ligament in last week but is back in the contention understand. So, now Moussa Wagué has a very slim chance of playing. This young defender is a lone player in the squad who did not play any single minute in this season.
Return of Roberto
Sergi Roberto is finally returned to training after injuring his knee in last weekend’s win at Eibar and missing the Champions League victory away at Slavia Prague. He is expected to be named in the squad to face Real Valladolid, alongside strikers Carles Perez and Ansu Fati, who have also recovered from minor injuries in training.
Samuel Umtiti will be waiting for his return, and This defender hurt his knee after a tremendous start against Eibar. Barcelona’s manager further reported that he was suffering from discomfort at training for the past few days after the game. It is the very same knee that gave him these problems last season.
Barcelona received a piece of good and bad news on the injury front on Sunday after the team returned to training after a couple of days off. Umtiti picked up a bruised knee in training ahead of the Slavia Prague clash and now looks set to miss Tuesday’s La Liga clash with Real Valladolid too. Ansu Fati and Carles Perez were with the first team again on Sunday as the team gear up for a couple of essential fixtures before the final international break of 2019. Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti is a significant injury doubt for their midweek clash at home to Real Valladolid. The French international has struggled with a persistent knee injury over the last 12 months. Still, the club stated in the summer that they were confident he had completed a full recovery.
Barcelona will train again on Monday, which is their last session before they take on Valladolid on Tuesday at the Camp Nou. The Catalan giants then travel to Levante on Saturday and then face home games against Slavia Prague and Celta Vigo before domestic football is put on hold once again.