Tests carried out on Thursday morning have confirmed that Dani Alves has a slight tear of the right leg soleus muscle. He’ll be out for between 7 and 10 days.
In principle, Alves will miss the games against Granada and Ajax.
The FC Barcelona first team is now missing six players due to injury: Dani Alves: Víctor Valdés, Jordi Alba, Gerard Piqué, Cesc Fàbregas and Leo Messi. To make matters worse, Xavi Hernández and Cristian Tello are both doubts for Saturday.