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Aguero, Coutinho & Lenglet: Barcelona issue triple injury update

Philippe Coutinho, Sergio Aguero, Clement Lenglet - FC Barcelona
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The Blaugrana have released a medical statement on the fitness of thee of their stars head of their Joan Gamper Trophy match.

Sergio Aguero and Clement Lenglet will play no part in Barcelona’s upcoming Joan Gamper Trophy clash with Juventus due to injury.

Philippe Coutinho, who missed a large chunk of the 2020-21 season, on the other hand, is in contention to feature in the club’s final pre-season outing.

Aguero was in line to make his Barca debut on Monday after joining the club on a free transfer from Manchester City earlier this summer, but it appears he might have to wait a little longer.

A medical statement released on the official club website reads: “Philippe Coutinho has been passed fit to return to action but Clement Lenglet and Sergio Aguero are both out.

“The French defender has a tendon problem in his right knee and is ruled out, with his return depending on his recovery.

“The Argentine striker has a right calf injury and will undergo more tests to find out the exact extent of the injury.”

Barcelona squad in full for the Joan Gamper Trophy clash with Juventus:

Goalkeepers: Neto, Inaki Pena

Defenders: Sergino Dest, Gerard Pique, Ronald Araujo, Jordi Alba, Emerson Royal, Samuel Umtiti, Alejandro Balde

Midfielders: Sergio Busquets, Riqui Puig, Miralem Pjanic, Philippe Coutinho, Sergi Roberto, Yusuf Demir, Nico Gonzalez, Alex Collado

Forwards: Antoine Griezmann, Memphis Depay, Martin Braithwaite, Rey Manaj