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Full list of 7 injured Barca players — chance of playing in El Clasico accessed

Full list of 7 injured Barca players — chance of playing in El Clasico accessed

Barcelona dropped points on Sunday following a 2-2 draw at Granada. Due to injuries Xavi named just 20 players to execute the fixture. Barca’s thin squad depth was telling in the end as the Blaugrana struggled to strike the killer punch and win a game against a team currently ranked 19th in La Liga.

Here’s what Barca’s injury list looks like and the chances of playing in El Clasico.

Lamine Yamal. The winger suffered an abdominal injury during the game against Granada. Reports say the talented teenager will be out for the next 10 days. That massively increases his chances of appearing to torment Real Madri in El Clasico on October 28.

Chance of playing El Clasico: 95%

Pedri. The midfielder has been missing since matchday 2. But the good news is that he’s been back in training for over a week now. The muscle injury is now behind him and Pedri is rearing to go. The nimble-footed midfielder could be named in the squad to face Bilbao immediately after the international break.

Chance of playing El Clasico: 95%

Raphinha. The winger suffered his muscle injury against Sevilla with reports claiming he could be out for three to five weeks. Raphinha is not running yet but that could change quickly in the coming weeks leading up to the big games after the break.

Chance of playing El Clasico: 80%

Robert Lewandowski. A brutal tackle in the Champions League game against Porto will keep the striker on the treatment take until after the international break. If Lewandowski is back in training before the Bilbao game then he will certainly be available before El Clasico.

Chance of playing El Clasico: 80%

Jules Kounde. Barcelona have said in an official statement that the defender has suffered a left MCL sprain. It’s a knee injury that could keep him on the treatment table for four to five weeks. That massively reduces Kounde’s chances of playing this month.

Chance of playing El Clasico: 10%

Frenkie De Jong. The midfielder has a serious muscle problem that doesn’t even allow him to walk properly. De Jong is still on crutches which categorically rules him out of October games.

Chance of playing El Clasico: 0%

Vitor Roque. Let’s not forget that the Brazilian is already a Barca player. He suffered a nasty ankle injury last month for Paranaense which will keep him out until December. Roque should be fit enough to start playing for Barca from next year.

Chance of playing El Clasico: 0%

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