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Antoine Griezmann confident he will be fit to play against Napoli - report

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Frenkie de Jong should also be fit

Real Valladolid v FC Barcelona - La Liga Santander Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images

Antoine Griezmann will miss the rest of the season as far as La Liga is concerned, but early signs suggest he will be ready to play Napoli in the UEFA Champions League next month.

The Frenchman will be unable to help Barcelona as they close out the season, as they hope Real Madrid’s grip on the trophy slips. But a new report says sources close to the player feel confidence he will be back out against Napoli, as the Catalans hope to progress into the next round of Europe’s top competition. The first leg ended in a 1-1 draw in Naples.

On another front, Frenkie de Jong is expected to receive the medical green light soon. He could be included in the squad to face Osasuna, and he may play a few minutes, as well.