WASHINGTON – The news is not good to the fans of Barcelona. Young players Ibrahim Afellay suffered a hamstring injury. Practically Afellay should be absent for five weeks.
As known, Afellay suffered the injury in the first hald when defense Barcelona against Manchester United in a pre-season game at FedEx Forum on Sunday (07/31/2011).
Before the first half ended, Afellay should be replaced by Isaac Cuenca. The result, the Spain Champion and Champion League defeat by a score of 1-2. Dutch national team players had met with the medical team.
As reported by Goal on Monday (08/01/2011), Afellay was undergoing a further test with medical staff of Azulgrana. The result, leg muscles former PSV Eindhoven player is slightly torn.
Afellay is one important member of Barcelona’s squad, who was doing pre-season game. So far, he has appeared in every game that performed by Pep Guardiola’s squad.