Rafinha Alcantara, the international player's brazilian Club, hardly will play again this season. The next few days will be operated on a break of the anterior cruciate ligament of the left knee, an injury that occurred Saturday on the Wanda Metropolitan. The average of 25 years held on the pitch of Atletico about 50 minutes after you replace the also injured Sergi Roberto. The medical tests performed upon arrival in Barcelona have confirmed that Rafinha suffers the third serious injury in three years, after which he suffered in Rome after an entry of Nainggolan —broke the cruciate of the right knee— and arthroscopy of the medial meniscus of the course past that led him to play on loan at Inter.MORE INFORMATION Toast to a tie, The symptom Dembélé
Player of emergency, Rafinha became the substitute of Messi when the argentine was injured against Sevilla. Played five matches, two Champions league, and his performance was so creditable that his father called for more continuity for your child in terms he was sitting on the bench by Valverde. The son of Mazinho, Rafinha suffers from the same curse that his brother Thiago, exfutbolista Barca currently at Bayern, is also affected by their physical problems, now sidelined with a torn ligament of the right ankle that he suffered in a Cup match. Valverde convinced Rafinha to stay at the club after the offers he received, especially a Betis. Player multi-purpose, formed in La Masia, he gave alternatives in Mariobet attack the coach of Barca.
just As versatile is Sergi Roberto. Right side holder, the coach has also been used as a midfielder, steering wheel or false end, especially because of the very implemented in the game of possession and position of Barcelona. The footballer of the quarry was injured Saturday in the muscle semimembranosus muscle of the left leg and cause low of three to four weeks —don't play against PSV, Tottenham, Cultural Leonesa, Villarreal and Espanyol. You will not have more alternative Valverde who entrust themselves to Semedo, a strong player physically, especially in the correction, and in contrast to a shallow and stable, spot in recent games. The absence of Sergi Roberto makes the problem worse in the bands, the weak point of Barca.
If there is a question on the right side, the left commanded without discussion, Jordi Alba. It happens that the left-winger has no more spare than that of Miranda, a player of the subsidiary, despite the fact that the technician has also turned to Vermaelen after yielding to Cucurella to Eibar. The central belgian, is also a victim of the injuries, like Samper, a circumstance that will probably be more options to Denis Suárez and Aleñá.
Valverde, by contrast, hopes to recover soon to Rakitic and Coutinho, two players basic in a computer holder that has jumped Dembélé, who lately works as a lever after having been instrumental as an owner in the start of LaLiga.