Arthur Melo will be between three and four weeks off. The midfielder of Barcelona suffers a lesion in the femoral biceps of the left leg, as reported by the club through an official statement. Arthur has settled as a starter in the Barça team. Sum 27 games in the total of competitions played by Barcelona and last Wednesday disputed the going of the semifinals of the Cup against Real Madrid.
The Brazilian midfielder, in principle, will miss the games that the Catalan team must play this month: Athletic, Valladolid, Lyon, Sevilla, the return of the Cup against Real Madrid, and possibly also the LaLiga classic at the Bernabéu that is will play on March 2.
Arthur arrived at Barcelona in July 2018, from the Guild of Porto Alegre, and signed a contract for six seasons. Valverde usually ranks him alongside Sergio Busquets and Rakitic, although on occasions he has also opted to give access to a medium of more defensive character such as Arturo Vidal.
Leo Messi, After playing the last half hour of the Cup classic, he has exercised in the gym, a usual circumstance in his case in the first training after a game day. The Argentine finished the League match against Valencia last Saturday with discomfort.
The French center Samuel Umtiti, still low by the injury in the left knee that prevents him from playing since November 24, participated in a part of the training that made the rest of the azulgrana template.