Xavi doubtful for Milan visit

Xavi Hernandez could miss the second leg of Barcelona's UEFA Champions League clash against AC Milan due to injury.

Last Updated: 01/03/13 at 18:04 Post Comment

Xavi: Battling to be fit for the crucial clash against Milan at the Nou Camp

Xavi: Battling to be fit for the crucial clash against Milan at the Nou Camp

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The midfielder has a thigh injury and is expected to be sidelined for around 10 to 15 days.

He will definitely be sidelined for this weekend's game against La Liga rivals Real Madrid and is doubtful for the visit of Milan.

The La Liga leaders face the Italian club on March 12 trailing 2-0 from the first leg in this Round of 16 tie.

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