Barcelona were hoping Jordi Alba's injury would not be that serious to some level after he was forced off in the first half of Spain's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Italy, he was immediately replaced by Riccardo Montolivo.
The 24-time Spanish La Liga winner later announced that the left-back Jordi Alba will be sidelined for 10 days due to a thigh injury, which means he is expected be ready for the crunch clash with England Side, Manchester City.
Barcelona Coach Luis Enrique hailed the Barcelona team that defeated Real Betis 6-2 despite the injury concerns ahead of the game.
Often the choice of a player for a team is best judged by others who have played with him.
This is the case for Andres Iniesta who has been taken up by Barcelona team and Jordi Alba has been vouched for his talents. He states that Spain will definitely be able to benefit from this player’s contribution. Andres has a good reputation and achievements to showcase as well. He was the
It is understood that Roque Santa Cruz would bid good bye to the international game with Copa America being his last assignment with his national team, Paraguay.
The striker has served Paraguay to the maximum of his strength scoring more times than anybody else for La Albirroja.
But, other than his success, what makes Santa Cruz to be held in high regard in the Football world is his simplicity.
Barcelona players Jordi Alba and Neymar Jr. are in good spirit according to reports, after the duo had clashed in the 2-1 loss to Valencia.
The players were involved in a clash during an goal-bound attack from the Catalan giant. The Brazilian was asking for the ball but Jordi Alba chose to ignore the call. This infuriated the Neymar who insulted Jordi Alba shouting: “Go fuck yourself! What? What? You got a problem?”
Jordi Alba will be on the pitch against Real Madrid in Saturday’s La Liga match.
The left-back who was expected to be out longer with an injury has recovered just time to boost his team chances against their fierce rivals.
Jordi Alba picked up an injury when playing for his national team, Spain in a game against Romania. There were fears that the ankle injury was a serious one and would require a lengthy treatment. However, Alba recovered quicker than expected and should be declared fit to play against Real Madrid.