08 January 2012

Pochettino summons Javi López against Barça

Javi Lopez returns to the squad for the derby two months.

Javi Lopez, right full-back of Espanyol, returns to the squad that coach Mauricio Pochettino, given after training this afternoon overlooking the derby league that his team played against Barcelona tomorrow at the stadium Cornella-El Prat. The youth suffered from an ailment of the full-back collateral ligament in his right ankle and a bone bruise in the fibula, which had held the last two months out. The pain of the trauma has been what has caused further complications. The player takes all week working out with the rest of his teammates and could have minutes tomorrow.

In addition, centre-midfielder Raúl Baena finally caused low. The Andalucian football has not recovered in time to overloading in the quadriceps of the right leg and in recent days have alternated with group work with individual sessions in the Ciudad Deportiva de San Adrián.

Uruguayan midfielder Juan Albin, operated September 13, a lesion in the right rectus tendon with proximal involvement, nor is able to play in this derby.

The player is in the final stages of recovery but not yet discharged. Pochettino The call for the match against Barcelona is completed by Raúl Rodríguez, Amat, Rui Fonte, Álvaro, Sergio García, Verdú, Romaric, Kiko, Galán, Moreno, Javi López, Weiss, Forlín, Dídac, Dátolo, Cristian Álvarez, Canal, Thievy and Cristian Gómez. (via SPORT)