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.
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.
Jeremy Mathieu announced on a French daily newspaper L’Equipe about his retirement from national football. According to the Frenchman he’s reason for his retirement is basic, he does not see any challenge or motivation to continue playing for his country.
The first leg of the Spanish Super Cup between FC Barcelona and Sevilla made Andre Iniesta and Jeremy Mathieu suffer injury. However, the club have officially announced the severity of the injury of both players. The captain suffers “posterior capsule detention of the right knee” while Mathieu suffers a “tear of his right hamstring”.
The first competitive match for FC Barcelona saw them demolish Sevilla away from home. Luis Suarez and Munir being the scorers of one goal each, it was a perfect match for all the teammates except Iniesta and Mathieu. The pair got injured before the blow of half time break.
The final training session for Barca first team in preparation for the clash against Athletic Bilbao took place at the Tito Vilanova field in the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper. All available players took part in the Saturday training session including Barca B player Wilfrid Kaptoum. [Video Below]
The last training session to prepare FC Barcelona first team for the match with Deportivo La Coruna and also the first clash in Club World Cup. The training session took place at the Cuitat Esportiva Joan Gamper.