For the first time after two years of playing for Barcelona in league games, Jordi Alba have recorded his first goal. The left back player had assisted with two goals last weekend and has now ended his goal drought in the Spanish La Liga.
Barcelona have already started preparing ahead for the big game against Real Madrid. There’s good news and bad news in the team of Luis Enrique. The good news is that Arda Turan who did not join his teammates in two training sessions have now being signaled the green light to advance into training.
Today’s training is the first that prepares the Blaugranas ahead of the Guardiola’s Manchester City. The best news is the return of Sergi Roberto and Jordi Alba after suffering injury from the international break away from Barcelona. [VIDEO BELOW]
Among other injured Barca players includes Jasper Cillessen. While the second choice goalkeeper for the Catalan club was training with his national team, he had a sprain ankle and is now sidelined. However, Tottenham goalkeeper Michel Vorm will replace the injured Barca man as the medics did not want to take any risk with Cillessen.
FC Barcelona have officially confirmed the test result of Jordi Alba which reveals the player suffering from hamstring on his left leg. The defender was injured on Thursday night in the World Cup qualifiers game for Spain against Italy.
FC Barcelona no.1 left back Jordi Alba was taken off in the 22nd minute of Spain-Italy game. The defender now suffers hamstring injury ahead of Champions League game against Guardiola’s Manchester City. He was replaced by Nacho Fernandez.
The new Spain national team coach ‘Julen Lopetegui’ have revealed his players for his next match. Only four Barca players Lopetegui invited to represent the country which is the lowest number for the past ten years. While the coach invited five of Real Madrid’s players.
Jordi Alba who did not play in the Gamper Cup on Wednesday as a result of stomach pain may also not feature in the Sunday game against Sevilla. As reported by Catalunya Radio, the left back is now suffering from adduction problem.
Jordi Alba who picked up an injury in the Sunday game against Athletic Bilbao have being confirmed of the hamstring injury after the game. The full-back was replaced by Marc Bartra in the 70th minutes of the game after he over stretched his leg in order to keep the ball in play. Messi was also replaced by Arda as a result of a little discomfort he felt on his right leg.