Xavi out with back sprain

Xavi will be out for a week / PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB
The Catalan midfielder will be out for a week with a back problem

Xavi noticed a pain in his back after Saturday’s game and tests this morning revealed a lumbar sprain, which will rule him out for about a week.

The Club’s medical services have informed the RFEF doctors of the situation in order to coordinate the recovery once the Spanish national team get together for teh World Cup preparations.