Barcelona receive timely injury boost ahead of Real Sociedad encounter

Barcelona received a major injury boost with midfielder Sergi Roberto returning to first-team training.

Roberto has been on the sidelines for nearly six months with a hamstring injury he sustained in late October against Rayo Vallecano. The versatile midfielder had come back from injury but is out again so far a week later.

The Catalan team confirmed, through its account on social media, that Sergei returned to training with the rest of the first team members in Barcelona

Xavi’s men, who were eliminated from the Europa League, now have just seven games left in La Liga this season.