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Barca Dealt Defensive Blow

Barcelona’s already suspect defence has been dealt a blow, after it was confirmed that left-back, Jordi Alba, will be out of action for at least three weeks.

Spanish international Alba tore a muscle during Barca’s exciting 3-2 win over plucky Sevilla on Saturday.

The Catalan club admitted on Sunday that the prognosis is not esplecially good, and that Alba will miss almost one month of football.

Barca’s weekend match was a microcosm of their world at present- free-scoring and destructive to go 2-0 up, only for defensive fragility to allow Sevilla right back into the game.

Had it not been for Lionel Messi’s virtuoso run in the dying moments, and Alexis Sanchez’s opportunistic finish, Sevilla would have left the Camp Nou with a well-deserved point having exploited Barca’s glaring inefficiencies adroitly. And Alba’s injury would have felt even worse to bear.

Meanwhile, Barca ‘keeper, Victor Valdes, has confirmed that he will leave the club at the end of the season.

The Spanish international shot-stopper had been coaxed into staying to see out his contract, but nothing that has happened since has changed his mind about pursuing greener pastures in just under a year.

"Always I am a professional," Valdes said at the weekend.

"I have spoken with the club without problems but my choice has not changed - I am happy for this season and after, I leave.

"I do not need to add more quotes."

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