Samuel Umtiti, defender of the Catalan team, is already working in Barcelona to recover from the injury that draws on the knee. After passing Qatar and decided that he would not get surgery this season, the player returned to Ciudad Deportiva del Bara on Sunday in Sant Joan Desp to continue the work of recovering the knee and being there as soon as possible. available for your coach, Ernesto Valverde.
The cause of panic Umtiti the operating room has an explanation: the player underwent arthroscopy when he was 17 years old and had a very complicated post-op. It turns out that the defender, while still in the lower categories of Olympique de Lyon, suffered serious injury to his left knee, forcing him to undergo surgery to remove the entire meniscus.
As for the exercise of this Sunday while the French did a particular job in the gym, the rest of the players Barcelona who was called on this Sunday began preparing the next engagement.
After enjoying the Christmas holiday, players were called to work on today's day in a double session. Tomorrow session, Valverde He could count on all available players, including Sergi Roberto. The lateral does not have the medical high, but has already worked with total normality with the group.
The coach also participated in this training with players from the subsidiary Miranda, Chumi, Wague, Oriol Busquets, Riqui Puig and Collado. It should be remembered that Arthur, Luis Surez, Messi, Malcom, Munir and Arturo Vidal are allowed the next day, January 2.