The media sees Xavi as having 4 options to replace Rafinha.

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Xavi Hernandez’s Barcelona still have enough depth to absorb Rafinha injury. Mundo Deportivo reported on Saturday on Xavi Hernandez’s resolution following the loss of Rafinha. Saying the Barcelona coach has four options to replace the Brasilian forward. Both Lamine Yamal, Ferran Torres, Fermin López and Joao Cancelo also have the opportunity to play on the right attacking line of the Azulgra team probably.

Rafinha a 26-year-old forward, injured a thigh muscle in the back of his right leg at the end of the first half of the 1-0 win over Sevilla on Friday. And it is expected that the Brazilian will need to rest for about 3-4 weeks to rehabilitate. UFABET But Xavi still has enough strength in depth while Rafinha is recovering from his injury.

According to reports, Xavi can send Yamal to play immediately on the right flank. The 16-year-old has emerged with Azulgrana this season and is expected to get more playing time during Rafinha’s recovery. While Ferran could play in that position. As well after the 23-year-old footballer returned to perform well again.

Xavi’s other two options are Firmin López, a 20-year-old youngster who replaced Rafinha in the game against Sevillano and performed excellently, may get more opportunities. From the 43-year-old trainer, Portuguese full-back Cancelo can move up to attack as well. With Ronald Araujo, Jules Gunde or Sergi Rober to is an option for the right-back position.