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FC Barcelona News: 12 May 2021; Frenkie de Jong suspended, Roberto & Araujo injured

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

Levante UD v FC Barcelona - La Liga Photo by Jose Miguel Fernandez/NurPhoto via Getty Images

De Jong will be out due to suspension against Celta | Sport

Frenkie de Jong will miss Sunday’s La Liga game against Celta Vigo after picking up a one-match ban against Levante. The midfielder was booked for a fifth time in 2020-21.

Sergi Roberto suffers from his old injury | Sport

Substitute Sergi Roberto was taken off against Levante after suffering another recurrence of a thigh injury that has already seem him miss chunks of the season.

Iniesta agrees two-year contract extension at Vissel Kobe | AS

Andres Iniesta has signed a two-year contract extension at Vissel Kobe which will keep the midfielder at the J-League side until he is 39.

Wijnaldum drifts from Barça as agent suggests Bayern move of interest | Sport

Georginio Wijnaldum’s agent Humphry Nijman has hinted that the midfielder is interested in a move to Bayern Munich this summer after his Liverpool contract ends.

Koeman responds to doubts over his Barcelona future after Levante collapse | AS

Ronald Koeman said he understands there will be questions over his future after Barcelona threw away a two-goal lead against Levante on Tuesday.

Araújo and Sergi Roberto relapse | AS

Barcelona’s medical team will be busy after Tuesday’s match as Ronald Araujo went off with an ankle problem, while Sergi Roberto and Gerard Pique also suffered physical issues.

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