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Pedri expected to miss Barcelona’s games against Valencia and Dynamo Kiev

The midfielder is also a doubt for El Clasico

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Barcelona midfielder Pedri is expected to miss the club’s next two games against Valencia and Dynamo Kiev and may also be forced to sit out El Clasico too.

The teenager suffered a relapse of a thigh injury before the international break which saw him miss the trip to Atletico Madrid and Spain’s Nations League Final Four campaign.

Pedri did not train with the team on Monday when the squad returned to work after a few days rest and was not seen on Tuesday either.

According to Sport, Pedri will also now sit out the next two fixtures with Barcelona unwilling to take any risks with the 18-year-old.

The report reckons the midfielder could be back in time for the visit of Real Madrid on October 24th but it’s by no means guaranteed he will face Los Blancos.

Ronald Araujo also looks set to miss the game against Valencia after picking up a hamstring problem on international duty but Barca’s injury problems are easing elsewhere

Ansu Fati is being tipped to start against Valencia, while Sergio Aguero could make his debut in the same game after recovering from a calf injury.

Ousmane Dembele is also closing in on a return to action after undergoing surgery again in the summer and has been back in training with the team this week.