Xavi Wrapped Back Practicing After Injury

Posted by Sinauw on Sunday, 6 March 2011

MADRID - Barcelona
midfielder Xavi
Hernandez, who
struggled to recover
from the injury to his
left calf muscle
during the last 10
days, look back to
practice on Tuesday
(third), it was
announced the
leader of Spain's
major league
He is among 18
players who travel
to Valencia for the
Spanish league
match on
Wednesday (2 / 3)
together with
Brazilian defender
Dani Alves who was
serving a one-match
ban, said in a
statement that
Xavi Hernandez (31)
suffered the injury
during Barca's 2-1
win over Athletic
Bilbao on 20
February. Barcelona
coach Pep Guardiola
included important
people who do not
attend the training
session Tuesday.
He was experiencing
lower back pain
illness during the
past two weeks and
replaced by his
assistant, Tito
Vilanova. Barcelona
said it remained
unclear whether
Guardiola will be able
to go to Valencia or
not to watch the
Barcelona currently
lead the standings by
seven points in the
second position of
the club, Real Madrid.
Valencia are third, 17
points below the
difference in