Barcelona — Barcelona has added right back Dani Alves to its
list of unavailable players after he sustained a groin strain during the
defending champion's 1-0 win at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
Barcelona says tests on Monday confirmed the injury after
Alves was substituted in the first half of the league opener. It didn't say how
long it expected him to be out.
The European champion adds that Sergio Busquets' ankle
injury that also led to his substitution "is nothing serious."
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It is also waiting for Neymar to get well from the mumps and
Adriano to get back from injury.
Barcelona hosts Malaga next Saturday, but then has a week
off for international competition.
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