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Ibrahimovic to miss Arsenal match due to calf tear

Ibrahimovic to miss Arsenal match due to calf tear

Barcelona striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss Tuesday's Champions League quarterfinal against Arsenal with a leg injury and is in doubt for for next weekend's Spanish league showdown with Real Madrid.
The Sweden striker felt discomfort in his right calf during the warmup for Saturday's 4-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao, and coach Pep Guardiola says he slightly tore a muscle.
The defending European champions welcome Arsenal to the Camp Nou following a 2-2 draw in north London. Ibrahimovic scored both of Barcelona's goals in the first leg.
Barcelona could also be without injured pair Gerard Pique and Jeffren Suarez for next Saturday's match at Santiago Bernabeu stadium.


Updated : 2021-01-20 15:24 GMT+08:00