Right-back problems? Sergi Roberto suspended against Leganes

Sergi Roberto is banned after picking up his fifth booking of the season

Sergi Roberto, en el centro, celebra con sus compañeros un tanto de Messi ante el Celta
Sergi Roberto, en el centro, celebra con sus compañeros un tanto de Messi ante el Celta | sport


Sergi Roberto collected his fifth yellow card of the season on Saturday when he was booked in Barcelona's 4-1 win over Celta Vigo at Camp Nou. 

The right-back was booked in the 52nd minute of the match after a foul on Junca and will be banned for the game at Butarque against Leganes after the international break. 

Roberto had started the game in midfield but moved to right-back when Nelson Semedo was forced off with a calf problem. If the Portugal defender is out for any length of time, Barça could have a problem in two weeks. 

Luckily for coach Ernesto Valverde, he does have a third right-back in the first team squad: Moussa Wague. The young Senegal international could finally get his first chance this season. 




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