- Barcelona are stressing over the fitness of six players who were all injured during the international break
- Jules Koundé, Ronald Araújo and Ousmane Dembélé were first ruled out of action due to injuries sustained
- Héctor Bellerín, Memphis Depay and Frenkie De Jong have also joined the growing list of Barcelona players injured
Barcelona have been hit with an injury crisis, and the situation appears to be getting worse.
The Blaugrana have already lost Jules Koundé, Ronald Araújo and Ousmane Dembélé to injury during the international break and now have three more players injured.
De Jong was substituted at half-time, while Depay was taken off not long into the second half. Tests revealed that both players suffered hamstring injuries, and no timeline has been provided for when the players will be fit to play again for Barca.
Barcelona caution Brazil coach over Raphinha after having 4 players pick up injuries on international duty
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Barca will wait 24 hours before conducting a scan to see the severity of Bellerín's injury.
With Koundé and Bellerin out injured, Barcelona have no recognised right-back available for their game against Mallorca this weekend. Sergi Roberto is also on the injured list, and Barca loaned their other right-back, Sergino Dest to AC Milan during the recent transfer window.
Barcelona cautioned Brazil coach over Raphinha after having 6 players pick up injuries on international duty
Barcelona are worried about the club’s growing injury list during the international break and are already taking steps to curb the list from increasing.
The Catalans have seen numerous players, including Frenkie de Jong, Memphis Depay, Jules Koundé and Ronald Araújo, who played for their national teams this week, forced to sit out games due to various forms of injuries.
Brazil coach Tite has now revealed that Barcelona has been in touch after they expressed their concerns over the use of Raphinha, Sports Brief reported earlier.