Xavi recovers De Jong and recruits the young Chadi Riad in defense
good news for Xavi Hernandez. After a couple of weeks chaining one injury after another, the coach of the Barcelona recover to Frankie de Jong for this Sunday’s duel against Celticcorresponding to the eighth day of the Santander League. The other great novelty in the list is the central youngster Chadi Riyadhwho rises from the subsidiary due to the plague of injuries in defenses
DeJong suffered a small muscle injury with the selection of Netherlands during the international break and missed the last duels of the barca. Now, the midfielder is back before a vital week with the games against Inter de Milanwhere your team is going to play the future in the Championsand the Classic against him real Madrid.
Also, Chadi Riyadh, 19 years old completes the list. This is the first call for this left-handed center-back who could make his debut in the top flight due to injuries to Andreas Christensen, Hector Bellerin, Jules Koundé and Ronald Araujo. Right now, Gerard Pique and Eric Garcia they are the only healthy centre-backs available to Xavi.
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona_es) October 8, 2022