The club on its official website have being given the medical green light to Jeremy Mathieu in order to go ahead to play games after suffering injury for over two months. The Frenchman received the permission to play but Luis Enrique left him out of the squad that will clash against Athletic Club.
In his final sage of recovery, Jeremy Mathieu’s injury reoccurred and this time he’ll be sidelined for about 15–20 days. According to the FC Barcelona medical team, the injury of the soleus of his right leg had happened again during training and so will not play until he’s fully recovered.
Luis Enrique gave his team players a day off after having a victorious game at Celtic Park. Except Iniesta who still came out to work and recover from his injury. Not only Iniesta but also Umtiti and Mathieu were out to be ready for the game against Real Madrid on Saturday.
According to some Catalan publication, Gerard Pique missed the Monday’s (yesterday’s) training session that prepares the Barcelona team for the Champions League encounter against Celtic. However, the Blaugranas are expected to train today in Celtic Park after their arrival in Glasgow.
Sergi Roberto did not play for his national team side because he feels pain around his Achilles tendor. Just like Umtiti who was injured in the training session ahead of World Cup qualifiers game, it is obvious that the Barca’s right back is now experiencing pain just below his calf muscle.
The problem with Barcelona defense may remain the same as what we saw against Man City. As the weekend approaches, Pique and Alba are following a the process to a speedy recovery but it seems they may not be fully fit to play against Sevilla.
After 11 days, Andre Iniesta is still in his recovery process from the injury he acquired from a rough tackle from Valencia’s Enzo Perez. Since then, the Catalan club have played just two games after 1–0 difficult win against the league bottom team Granada and the 1–3 lost game against English giant Manchester City.
Jeremy Mathieu have joined the long list of injured FC Barcelona players. The Frenchman acquired the injury while playing in the Catalan Super Cup against Espanyol that ended 1–0 for Espanyol. A test have already being carried out on the player.