Despite having recovered from his troubles, Domingos Paciencia, Sporting de Portugal coach is not counting the exazulgrana Jeffren.
"Izmailov and Matias Fernandez are more confident than Jeffren, and so enter into the call to the Río Ave," said the technician, however, confident that "Jeffren again soon."
Barca squad has barely played with Sporting official minutes from signing in the summer due to physical problems that drags since last August was injured in a league match.
Sporting, third in the league to six points behind leaders Porto and Benfica, debuts Monday in the League Cup, the third most important competition of Portugal after the championship and the Cup began in the 2007-2008 season. (via SPORT)