Happiness at Camp Nou as Lionel Messi is back in Barcelona training ahead of Mallorca restart
The Uruguayan has actually been out of action for months after undergoing surgery
The suspension of football provided the previous Liverpool star plenty of time to recover
Quique Setien presently has a variety of assaulting options when Barcelona face Mallorca on Saturday, June 13
Spanish League table-toppers Barcelona have been handed a major injury increase as both Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez remain in contention to begin the match against Mallorca on Saturday, June 13.
Suspension of football in March came as a true blessing in camouflage to 33-year old Suarez, who was set to miss the rest of the season with surgical treatment.
Nevertheless, the three-months without football was adequate time for the Uruguayan to fully recuperate and offer manager Quique Setien with more attacking choices.
Messi on his part had a small thigh problem but the manager exposed in a recent interview that he is qualified to play a football match.
” He’s doing perfectly and will not have any problem,” Setien said.
Setien, who took over from Valverde, was also careful of the fact that Suarez may not necessarily be in his top kind after being out for so long.
” He is much better than we anticipated. However the question is how all set he is after so long out and whether he is prepared to begin.”
Protector Samuel Umtiti is likewise nearing complete physical fitness while Clement Lenglet is suspended as TUKO.co.ke reported previously.
With a number of games in La Liga currently played consisting of Sevilla vs Real Betis, it is all systems go as fans gear to see how the title race will shape up.
Barcelona currently hold a two-point advantage over their rivals Real Madrid, whose dip in form since they beat the Catalans in the el Classico operated in favor of Messi’s team.
Los Blancos face Eibar on Sunday, June 14, and there is a possibility they will be 5 points behind Barca.
Legit.ng previously reported that Manchester United are doing whatever possible to rapidly finish the signing of 17-year-old Ansu Fati from Barcelona before the La Liga club increases his buyout stipulation.
Barcelona are apparently prepared to raise the Guniea-Bissau born star’s buyout provision to a shocking ₤360million.
The Red Devils have supposedly prepared an ₤89million quote for the child which was rejected by the Catalan club.