FC Barcelona captain Carles Puyol has taken another step in his road to recovery and has played 45 minutes in a friendly match behind closed doors against Sant Andreu, a club that plays in the III group of the Second Division B, which resulted in a clear 4-1 in favour of the Catalans. More about Puyol
Barcelona’s Isaac Cuenca, who underwent arthroscopic knee surgery in May of this year, has been back in training, as reported by the Catalan club.
Cuenca, who played last season on loan at Ajax of Amsterdam, had surgery to address the discomfort he had in the lateral meniscus in his right knee and has been recovering since early June. Continue reading
Carles Puyol joined up with the debut of Tito Vilanova’s son Adrià for a training session for the first team and all indications point to the readiness of the Barca captain. Puyol was happy with his progress and used social networking site Twitter to voice his feelings by saying that it was “one more step” and that he “was very happy to return to play”. Continue reading
Barcelona captain Carles Puyol has suffered a slight setback which rules him out for the time being. The Catalan was penciled in for the game against Sevilla at the weekend but it now seems unlikely.
The club will name him in the squad for the next few games even though he won’t play. This will boost the player’s morale.Continue reading
Barca captain Carles Puyol trotted out onto the grass at the club’s training ground and came away from a session with a smile on his face. He’s back training and feeling good and his reappearance is penciled in for the weekend of 14th and 15th September when Barca face Sevilla at the Nou Camp. Carles Puyol back in training
With the end of August looming and Barca no nearer to signing a new central defender, Tata Martino looks like he’s willing to wait for a fully fit Carles Puyol. Puyol will be ready in mid September and Barca are running out of options to sign either high ticket item David Luiz from Chelsea or Daniel Agger from Liverpool. More on Barca’s defense quandary
Barcelona captain Carles Puyol is said to be very excited about the prospect of playing in the 2014 World Cup next year in Brazil. Puyol underwent surgery yesterday to remove a Baker’s cyst in his right knee and Doctor Ricard Pruna explains how long the player is likely to be out as well as his condition. More about Carles Puyol
Barca captain Carles Puyol was speaking earlier at a news conference about his season plagued with injuries. The defender said that he had seriously thought about giving up the game he loves but not going to AC Milan as some sources suggested. Puyol says that the only thing on his mind at the moment is Barcelona. More on Carles Puyol