Barcelona are anticipated to incorporate Ansu Fati of their squad for his or her La Liga match in opposition to Levante on Sunday.
The 18-year-old suffered a meniscus damage in November final 12 months simply as he took the step-he ended the 2020/21 season prematurely with 5 objectives in 10 video games.
Fati returned to Barça coaching final month, and SPORT stories that he is predicted to return to Levante this weekend.
There has been hypothesis that he might play in opposition to Cadiz on Thursday, particularly after their draw with Granada, the place they used techniques and even despatched Gerard Pique in entrance. But Barcelona are eager to shield Fati and won’t rush him again.
Fati bought Barça’s vacant jersey quantity 10 after Lionel Messi’s departure, and they’re going to belief the child to assist flip round their fortunes.
Barcelona have taken simply eight factors from their first 4 video games and look with out many attacking concepts. They had been additionally utterly outclassed by Bayern Munich within the Champions League final week and Fati’s return will little question be a increase, with teen midfielder Pedri additionally closing in on a return from a muscle damage.
Ousmane Dembele and Sergio Aguero proceed to improve their recoveries however will not be anticipated to return for just a few extra months, whereas Jordi Alba will return after a global break in October.
Coach Ronald Koeman went on an extended run at his press convention on Wednesday as an alternative of asking questions, and Joan Laporta needs to lure Pep Guardiola again to the membership – both as supervisor or sports activities director.