Pedri likely to miss season opener against Valencia

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Pedro Gonzalez Lopez Pedri could miss the new season’s opening game at Valencia. After the 21-year-old Barcelona midfielder picked up an injury while on international duty at Euro 2024.

UFABET report on Saturday that Pedro Gonzalez Lopez Pedri could miss the opening game of the 2024-25 season. As Barcelona will not risk using the player if the 21-year-old midfielder is not fully fit.

Pedri was substitute in the eighth minute of Spain’s 2-1 extra-time win over Germany in their Euro 2024 quarter-final after a heavy challenge from Toni Kroos. UFABET with the Spanish Football Federation confirming the player had sprained his left knee and was expect to need four to six weeks to recover.

‘Following tests on the national team. The Canary Islands player Pedri Gonzalez has suffered a grade 2 sprain in his left knee. The Spanish Football Federation said in a statement. ‘The footballer will remain with his teammates until the end of the current training camp. Which is focus on the Euro 2024 tournament.’ 

Barcelona are reportedly unlikely to risk Pedri for the opening game of the 2024-2025 season against Valencia at the Mestalla on Saturday, August 18, given the player’s injury history over the past three years. If he needs six weeks to recover, that may not be enough time for the trip to Valencia.