Barcelona attack expected to be back for Real Madrid game

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Barcelona face Real Madrid on Saturday night in their town. This will be the first time both the clubs will be meeting in the 2023-24 season. The three players who were sidelined for a while are nearing a return, as reported by Javi Miguel. due to this news, Barcelona may have got their required boost ahead of the El Clasico. The three players are Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha, and Frenkie de Jong. All of them picked up injuries before the international break, with de Jong’s being the most serious one.

Barcelona Injury List

Rober Lewandowski

Lewandowski got an ankle injury during the game against FC Porto in the Champions League. The player subbed off in the first half itself for Ferran Torres. And Ferran ended up scoring the winning goal.

The Polish player had discomfort throughout the season, but Barcelona had been using him cautiously. They were not giving him too many minutes in a row. The reports suggests that he can play in the El Clasico.


Raphinha picked up a hamstring injury against Sevilla. The Brazilian player expected to be out for an entire month, is nearing a return ahead of schedule. He will not likely start the game but could be brought on if Barcelona are chasing.

Frenkie de Jong

The most important one, Frenkie de Jong was having a top season before he received a knock on his right ankle. The Catalans’ form has been affected severely since the Dutchman got injured. Barcelona will not risk him at all. And if he is a part of the squad, Camp Nou can expect him on the bench.

With Real Madrid thrashing Barcelona 4-0 in the previous outing, can Barca make a comeback?

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