Joe Davies gives us the latest news on our European Cup final opponents.
Its early days yet, but if reports today are to be believed, Barca think that Iniesta and Henry will be fit for the final in Rome in 8 days time.
Both are now set to resume light training and ball work on Thursday after completing light running exercises. Henry’s knee ligament injury is supposedly more of a doubt than Iniesta’s, as a source close to the club revealed, “”They will make it”. Scans have now shown Iniesta’s 2cm thigh tear has healed and is now continuing with hill runs and weights.
Bare in mid that if these two key players (especially Iniesta in my opinion) reach full fitness for the final, Henry won’t have played (competitively) for close to a month and Iniesta for 8 days less. So despite reaching fitness they will go into the most important game of the season without any post injury competitive minutes under their belt.
Finally as we already know, Marquez is out (Injury) and Alves and Abidal are both suspended.