Xavi out for 15 days

Xavi out for 15 days

FC Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernández (33) has suffered a hamstring tear, according to an official statement from FC Barcelona. Xavi is expected to be out for 15 days, which would have him miss the Spain-Uruguay friendly in Qatar and Liga matches against Getafe and Granada.

The midfielder should be fit in time for the first leg of Barça’s Champions League clash against AC Milan. His absence could allow Thiago Alcântara to gain more experience. Hopefully, El Maestro will return well-rested for what could be the most challenging month of Barça’s season so far.

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