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Barcelona Defender Gabriel Milito Out Of Action With Thigh Injury

Barcelona defender Gabriel Milito will be on the sidelines for up to six weeks after suffering a thigh injury.

Barcelona stopper Gabriel Milito will be out of action for up to six weeks after the defender suffered a thigh injury in the Blaugrana's 5-1 victory over Ceuta in the Copa del Rey.

The 30-year-old has been plagued by various injuries in recent years, and was distraught when he had to come off the field prior to half-time, according to Cadena Ser. Eric Abidal had to come on to replace Milito.

Milito had scored the Catalan giants' second goal in the seventh minute, all but assuring the side would progress to the next round of the tournament after their 2-0 first-leg victory.

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GJ234772d ago

Bad for Barcelona. He's an important player for them

kulka4772d ago

not really Puyol and Pique are first choice