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COVID also reaches Barcelona: Lenglet, positive after the Christmas break

Bad news for Xavi Hernández. Clement Lenglet He has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) and will not be able to join the training sessions with his teammates after the six days of vacation they were given for Christmas. The newspaper ARA was in charge of giving the news of the contagion of the defense of the FC Barcelona.

The players of the Barça team had days off to celebrate Christmas with their loved ones and return to training this week with a view to the match against Mallorca that will be the first of the year, exactly on January 2, 2022.

In case of Lenglet It comes at a difficult time for Europe, as the omicron variant of the covid-19 which has ended up affecting the world of football as well.

In the case of the Spanish league, the most affected team has been Real Madrid, which ended up presenting a total of eight cases before the Christmas festivities. Now, Espanyol has presented a total of seven cases, with five being positive in the squad and two infected in the coaching staff. On the side of ‘Boat‘They are one of the few teams that has not presented cases during the season.

It should be noted that the Barcelona he has not issued any statement regarding the situation of the French defender, but, being outside the sphere of the Barça team for the days off, it is doubtful that there is any other infected from the club; which is why Xavi Hernández will be able to count on his almost complete squad for the duel they will have for matchday 19 of LaLiga Santander.

Ferran will not be the only reinforcement

The Barcelona is just a few hours away from announcing the signing of Ferran Torres and the truth is that Joan Laporta does not seem to finish his job in the transfer market, since the Catalan club wants to do everything possible to sign Jose Luis Gayá, current Valencian footballer.

The left-handed side is one of the great wishes of Xavi Hernández and the sports management of the institution wishes to fulfill all the requests of the Spanish coach. However, the Camp Nou have never had the opportunity to negotiate for the defender, something that could change next summer.

According to the information provided by the newspaper ‘Sport’, the cast of Barcelona wants to take advantage of the economic weakness of the ‘Chés’, who have been forced to sell players next summer due to the drop in the salary limit that LaLiga has imposed on him.

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