Football NewsXavi has a plan with Araujo
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The center-back, who has been called up with his national team, will be a substitute against Sevilla and a starter against Eintracht, being able to repeat on the right wing, given the confirmed absences of Dest and Alves.


Xavi Hernandez is ready for talks

Xavi Hernandez is already starting to work on the next games that his team has to face, despite the fact that the competition will not return for almost two weeks due to international commitments. In any case, the next game, which occupies and worries the coach, is that of Sevilla, which will be played on April 3 at the Camp Nou. A match where second place is at stake: a victory for the Blaugrana would level them with the Seville team on 57 points, but with a better goal average, having tied (1-1) at the Sánchez Pizjuan. Looking ahead to this game, he still won’t be able to count on Sergino Dest -he injured the biceps femoris in his left leg in the game against Galatasaray last Thursday-, so Xavi will have to turn to Dani Alves, although the veteran defender He has the handicap of having been called up with his national team to play two official qualifying matches for the World Cup in Qatar (Chile and Bolivia). At first it seems difficult for him to play both games with his national team, but, in any case, the beating of the trip is not taken away from anyone, returning to Barcelona for the training session on Friday, when the game is played that Sunday.


Situation with Araujo

Ronald Araujo is in the same situation, but in the case of the center-back it will be managed in a different way. Firstly, because the Uruguayan will play both games (Peru and Chile), and secondly, because Xavi cannot risk losing the defender, taking into account that four days later the first leg of the quarterfinals will be played against Eintracht without Alves or Dest in the team. That is why he needs a fresh Araújo willing to repeat his great performance in the Clasico starting from the right wing.