Big blow for Barcelona as Semedo is ruled out for 5 weeks

Big blow for Barcelona as Semedo is ruled out for 5 weeks

Barcelona suffers a major blow just as they are celebrating Lionel Messi super performances, Nelson Semedo is out for 5 weeks.

Semedo has featured in every of Barcelona Laliga game since the start of this season but the defender is forced to take a break after being subbed just 20 minutes into the game against Celta de Vigo.

The Portuguese is reportedly fighting to recover from a Calf injury as the he joins the list of Barcelona muscle problem list.

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Semedo is expected to miss the games against Leganes, Borussia Dortmund, Atletico Madrid, Real Mallorca, Inter and Real Sociedad as he is hoped to return before the Classico game on December.

Ernesto Valverde would have no other option than to turn to Moussa Wague as Sergi Roberto is with his fifth booking of the season and would have to stay away for some couple of days.

Nelson’s name comes into the 12 men list of Barcelona injury with Jordi Alba also repeatedly suffering injuries since the start of the season.

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