OFFICIAL: Barcelona confirm that their player Sergi Roberto has tested positive for COVID – 19.
The player is not with the Barcelona squad in game against Ferencvaros as he’s recovering from an injury sustained a game against Atletico Madrid. Barcelona are in hot waters, on the pitch and off it.
On a donning level, injuries are burdening an inadequate team, while COVID – 19, pay cuts and the board mayhem have presented issues higher up.
Sunday’s news that Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto would be sidelined for various months was the most recent blow, both getting knocks in the misfortune at Atletico Madrid the day preceding.
The defender is out with an injured foremost cruciate tendon in his knee, implying that solitary Clement Lenglet stays as a fit and confided in the defends. Frenkie de Jong should delegate in Pique’s nonattendance.
Sergi Roberto endured an issue with his hamstring and will miss two months, contrasted with Pique being out for three to five. Sergino Dest, therefore, will be the go – to fellow at right – back.
Ansu Fati is likewise out for a very long time in the wake of going through a medical procedure prior in the month, while Sergio Busquets couldn’t play against Atletico by the same token.
The Blaugrana have 11 focuses from the 24 accessible this term and get themselves 12 focuses behind pioneers Real Sociedad as of now.
On the opposite side of the club, they need to figure out how to diminish the pay bill by 190 million euros. The board have been arranging this cut for quite a long time, yet they are yet to discover an answer.
The entirety of this is going on before the official races in January, yet Barcelona are now in emergency. Ronald Koeman came in to restore the task, yet he’s been hit by a tsunami of issues since the very beginning. There’s no solidness at the club, which just damages their odds of keeping Lionel Messi past the following summer.
The entire squad list that traveled to face as Ferencvaros are as follows:
Neto, Inaki Pena, Arnau Tenas, Sergino Dest, Sergio Busquets, Carles Alena, Antoine Griezmann, Miralem Pjanic, Martin Braithwaite, Ousmane Dembele, Riqui Puig, Clement Lenglet, Pedri, Trincao, Jordi Alba, Matheus Fernandes, Frenkie de Jong, Junior Firpo, Oscar Mingueza and Konrad de la Fuente.