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Xavi in doubt for Atleti visit

2015-01-09 09:52
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Madrid - Under-fire Barca coach Luis Enrique may be without midfielder Xavi Hernandez for the clash against Atletico Madrid.

The 34-year-old missed the Catalan giants Cope del Ray clash against Elche and will now face a race against time to be fit to face Spanish champions Atletico Madrid in a crucial La Liga match at the Camp Nou on Sunday.

Lionel Messi has been included in the squad and is expected to start despite rumours over his future in recent days after he missed an open training session with the club's fans on Monday citing a stomach bug.

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