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Barcelona team news: Injury, suspension list vs. Eibar

Sports Mole rounds up Barcelona's latest injury and suspension news ahead of Saturday's La Liga clash with Eibar.

Barcelona will be looking for their fourth La Liga victory in a row when they welcome Eibar to Camp Nou on February 22.

The Spanish champions made it three straight league successes with a 2-1 win over Getafe on Saturday afternoon.

Quique Setien's side will be in Champions League last-16 action against Napoli later this month but their focus, for now, will still be on La Liga as they attempt to chase down leaders Real Madrid.

The Catalan giants have only lost once in Spain's top flight since the beginning of November and will fancy their chances of overcoming a struggling Eibar on Saturday.

Here, Sports Mole rounds up Barca's latest injury and suspension news ahead of the match.


Ousmane Dembele

Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele tangles with Real Madrid's Lucas Vazquez in the Copa del Rey on February 27, 2019© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Hamstring
Possible return date: Unknown

Ousmane Dembele will miss the remainder of the 2019-20 campaign having recently undergone surgery on a hamstring injury. The France international has struggled with injuries during his time at Camp Nou and is expected to be on the sidelines for the next six months or so.


Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez celebrates scoring for Barcelona on October 2, 2019© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: Unknown

Luis Suarez underwent an operation in January after damaging the external meniscus on his right knee. The Uruguay international is out for the foreseeable future, although it is thought that he could be available for selection before the end of the 2019-20 campaign.


Jordi Alba

Barcelona's Jordi Alba celebrates scoring their fourth goal © Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Groin
Possible return date: March 7 (vs. Real Sociedad)

Barca have confirmed that Jordi Alba picked up a groin injury in the early stages of Saturday's clash with Getafe. The Spanish champions have not put a timeframe on his return, although AS have suggested that the left-back will be unavailable for at least the next three weeks.


BARCELONA'S SUSPENSION LIST

Barca have no players suspended for the league fixture. Clement Lenglet missed out against Getafe due to a one-game ban but will be available for his team's next domestic fixture.


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