FC Barcelona Travels to Paris for UEFA Champions League Quarterfinals

09/04/2024

Act. a las 10:19

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He FC Barcelona has already headed to Paris to play the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals. Xavi Hernández’s men, qualified for the penultimate round of the top European competition for the first time since 2020, have the challenge of achieving a good result in the Parc des Princes to finish the task next week in Montjuïc.

The Barça squad travels with an unexpected novelty, and it is the inclusion of Gavi as an expedition member although he is not in a position to play, to coexist with his teammates in the preview. Pedri, De Jong and Christensen have also entered the list, although they have not yet received medical discharge.

Huge expectation with the list

The official list to travel to the French capital had created a lot of expectation among Barça fans. The Barça team has not played a game since last Saturday, March 30, in the narrow victory in the League against UD Las Palmas at the Estadi Olímpic. In these 10 days, the club’s medical services and the coaching staff have worked tirelessly to recover for the momentous event. three key players in Xavi’s schemes: Frenkie de Jong, Pedri and Christensen.

Finally, Xavi has included the three in the official call for the duel against PSG. Frenkie de Jong, who suffered a sprained ankle against Athletic Club a month ago, is the one with the best chances to be important in the clash against Luis Enrique’s men. Pedri, on the other hand, coming out of a new muscle injury in the femoral biceps, will depend exclusively on his feelings before the duel to find out how important it will be in Paris. Xavi also hopes to have a Christensen, who has had discomfort in his Achilles tendon all season, but who has been thoroughly cared for in recent weeks. so that he does not arrive loaded against PSG.

Finally, Xavi has moved the entire squad on the expedition, including Gavi, although he is not included on the list. The intention is for the midfielder, who is recovering from his serious knee injury, to play together with his teammates.

Only Alejandro Balde has been left out, who continues with his recovery in Barcelona.. And Frenkie de Jong, Pedri and Christensen are there, although the first two have not yet received medical discharge.

In a filial key, Xavi has called Héctor Fort, Marc Guiu, Marc Casadó, and Ander Astralaga for the expedition to France who had already been completing the last sessions with the Barça first team

BARÇA CALL AGAINST PSG

Thus, this is Xavi’s final list against PSG: Ter Stegen, Iñaki Rock, Astralaga; Cancelo, Araujo, Iñigo, Ferran, Pedri, Lewandowski, Raphinha, Joao Felix, Christensen, Fermin, Marcos Alonso, Oriol Romeu, Vitor Roque, Sergi Roberto, Frenkie de Jong, Gündogan, Kounde, Lamine Yamal, Héctor Fort, Marc Guiu, Marc Casadó and Cubarsí.

2024-04-09 07:20:03
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