Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti suffer from a calf injury
Barcelona has announced that Samuel Umtiti felt discomfort in today’s session; the second after the return to activity by the coronavirus, and he should stop. Barcelona already claimed the first loss due to injury. A few hours after the squad resumed training in a controlled and individual manner at Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper.
In the brief medical statement released by the club; it is reported that the injury of the Umtiti affects the “soleus of the right leg” and adds that his return to preparatory activity has no scheduled date. “Its evolution will mark its availability for the next training sessions,” says the statement that FC Barcelona has transmitted on twitter.
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The Laliga returns on June 20. If Umtiti does not recover Gerard Pique and Ronald Araujo would be the center pair, because Clement Lenglet is sanctioned for the return in the fief of Mallorca.
The annoyances haunt the French international. Since arriving at Camp Nou in the summer of 2016 Umtiti has missed 58 games between all competitions; as a result of different discomforts, although he has suffered the most serious ones on his knees. The French central defender is one of the players that Barcelona has placed on the market as his performance in recent seasons has been very irregular due to injuries. He only participated in 16 meetings this season. Precisely to avoid injuries Barcelona has planned sessions that gradually increase the workload and intensity and also to not take risks, he has given his men rest on Sunday morning. But the precautions taken have not prevented Umtiti’s injury..