Andreas Christensen joined Barca in the summer of 2022, after his contract with Chelsea expired. He was an important figure who helped Barca set a record of 26 clean sheets last season and win the La Liga title.
However, At this time, AS newspaper called Christensen “the missing midfielder”. His position had to be ceded to Ronald Araujo. Inigo Martinez also joined the club from Athletic Bilbao in the summer, limiting Christensen’s playing options even further.
Reports suggest that Christensen is struggling with an Achilles injury, which would explain the Danish centre-back’s supposed decline. Christensen has been substituted in 6 of his 12 appearances this season.
However, AS also revealed that despite not playing, Xavi still retains full faith in the former Chelsea midfielder and the Danish player is expected to play a lot in the next few months, in the context of Barca facing facing a tight schedule of matches across all arenas.
Ngoa Long | 07:12 November 16, 2023