In addition to having Ousmane Dembélé recovered and in full condition to be a starter in Munich, the other great hope was to be able to count on Ansu Fati for the decisive Allianz Arena match. But the forward still does not train with the group and will not arrive in time to participate in Wednesday’s game.
During his last public appearances, Xavi made it clear that the footballer’s feelings were going to be decisive, but that in no case was he in favor of taking risks, taking into account the time it takes Ansu stopped and there is more than half a season ahead. In this way, Barça will have to face the decisive game in Munich without Ansu.
The forward reappeared at the end of September after ten months injured and in the few games he played he showed that he is a different footballer and that he has the goal that the team misses so much. A few minutes after reappearing, he already scored a goal and in only five league games, three as a starter, he scored three goals. He scored against Levante, Valencia and Celta, the game in which he suffered a muscle injury. In the Champions League he added minutes as a substitute in Lisbon and at home against Dinamo and made his debut as a starter in Kiev scoring the winning goal, a goal that keeps the team alive in the Champions League.
In Balaídos, the same day that Xavi He was arriving from Qatar to take over the team, Ansu Fati He was substituted because of a muscle injury to the hamstrings in his left leg. The initial diagnosis was four to six weeks off and the worst of the prognoses will be fulfilled. The forward does not arrive in time to play the Munich game, which was the great goal, so now there will be no rush for him to reappear. There is a long season ahead and the main thing is that in January it is one hundred percent