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More problems for Barca as Jordi Alba has injury relapse

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Barcelona’s problems continue to mount, as Jordi Alba suffered from relapse of a thigh injury.

Alba was substituted at half time in the Champions League game against Slavia Prague.

Barcelona have since confirmed that it was a recurrence of a previous injury.

The statement from the club’s official website, fcbarcelona.com confirmed that Alba is suffering from a relapse of injury on his left thigh.

The statement read:

“Jordi Alba has had a relapse of the injury in the femoral biceps of his left thigh.”

“He is out and his evaluation will determine his availability.”

Barca did not have a ready-made left back on the bench to replace Alba.

So they brought on Nelson Semedo at right-back and moved Sergi Roberto over to cover up the spot left open by Alba.

This will be a big blow to Ernesto Valverde, Alba has played nine games so far this season, and even scored a goal.