An perception into the weird attacking trident anticipated to be put to make use of by Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez this weekend has, on Friday, been supplied.
Mallorca take a look at
Barca are after all set to make the membership’s post-New 12 months return to motion in slightly over 48 hours’ time.
On the again of a shaky near 2021, the Blaugrana will make the journey to Mallorca on Sunday night, hopeful of getting their marketing campaign, and push for a spot within the top-4 in La Liga, firmly again on monitor.
To say that the hopes of Xavi and co. of exactly which have been thrown into disarray over the course of the final week, although, can be one thing of an understatement.
Amid a marketing campaign up to now riddled with harm woes, Barcelona’s squad has now been struck down by a significant outbreak of Covid-19.
As issues stand, a hefty ten members of the Catalans’ first-team ranks are within the midst of spells in self isolation, together with the likes of Sergino Dest, Samuel Umtiti, Jordi Alba, Gavi and Ousmane Dembele.
Sergiño Dest, Coutinho and Ez Abde constructive for COVID-19.
The gamers are in good well being and self-isolating at dwelling.
The Membership has reported the circumstances to the related authorities. pic.twitter.com/pQVqwkykjT
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) December 30, 2021
De Jong spearheads weird front-3
It’s due to this fact secure to say that, upon arriving on the Iberostar Stadium on Sunday, Xavi and his teaching workers can have some work to do, of their efforts to discipline an XI able to getting the job executed towards a plucky Mallorca outfit.
One space of the pitch set to show significantly troublesome comes within the attacking third, the place Barcelona can be unable to name upon ANY of Memphis Depay, Ansu Fati, Martin Braithwaite, Ousmane Dembele, Philippe Coutinho, Ferran Torres or Ez Abde.
Xavi, in flip, will must be artistic, if the Spaniard intends to stay along with his favoured use of a entrance three.
And, as alluded to above, on Friday, an perception into the more than likely candidates to fill the spots up high for the Blaugrana this weekend has been supplied.
The data comes courtesy of Diario Sport, who level in direction of a frankly unrecognisable attacking trident consisting of Luuk de Jong, Ferran Jutgla and Ilias Akhomach:
📝 HISTORIA SPORT
🔱 El tridente para Mallorca: Un descartado, un juvenil y uno del filial
— Diario SPORT (@sport) December 31, 2021
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