Robert Lewandowski has provided an update on his fitness and a timetable for his return to play for Barcelona.
The striker has been ruled out with a damaged ankle and has been questioned if he will be ready for El Clasico on October 28 in an interview.
Lewandowski says his recuperation is progressing well, but he won’t return until he’s fully recovered.
“From Wednesday to Friday I rested. I’ve been working and rehabilitating since Friday,” he said.
“This is the most important time for the ankle to rest. There will be more to say next week, but it’s looking better than many people thought.
“There is no return date. It all depends on how the leg reacts. Real? If I’m not fit, I won’t force myself to play.”
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The Poland international does still have time to recover and make the game but Xavi will be sweating on his fitness ahead of the match.
Barcelona could have Lamine, Pedri and De Jong back in time for the Clasico, but Raphinha and Jules Kounde still look doubtful right now.