Celebrity News: Barcelona midfielder Andrés Iniesta is down for injury for the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup that the Barça team will play tomorrow (23.00 hours) against Real Madrid, this is a muscle injury in his right leg, as reported by the Medical services of the Catalan club, thus depriving Iniesta of playing at the Santiago Bernabéu to try to overcome the 1-3 of the first leg. Without a doubt, an important setback for the former coach of Athletic Club.
In that sense, Iniesta starter in the ‘Classic’ last Sunday at the Camp Nou, has not entered the list of players to move to Madrid for Wednesday’s game. The midfielder had not trained with the rest of the group in the session that managed Valverde to prepare the clash against Real Madrid..
It is noteworthy that the performance of Iniesta in recent months has been a little compromised as far as efficiency is concerned, leading many to think that his retirement is closer than it seems, however, the substitute for him will be André Gomes, Although the coach of Barcelona, Ernesto Valverde, also has called Carles Aleña to complete the list.
André Gomes had been discharged just before the first leg against Real Madrid but was not called up. The luso was dragged annoying by a blow suffered in the friendly played in Tarragona. For his part, Aleñá travels in case there is a last minute mishap among the 18 players of the first team.
In total there are 19 of the players who will travel to Madrid: Ter Stegen, Cillessen, Aleix Vidal, Semedo, Piqué, Umtiti, Mascherano, Jordi Alba, Digne, Sergio Busquets, Rakitic, Sergi Roberto, André Gomes, Denis Suárez, Aleñà, Messi , Luis Suárez, Deulofeu and Paco Alcácer.