Barcelona’s Rafinha to miss King’s Cup clash with Real Sociedad

Barcelona, Jan 17 (IANS) FC Barcelona’s defender Rafinha Alcantara is suffering from a leg injury and will be absent from Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg against Real Sociedad on Thursday, the Catalan football club reported on Tuesday.

Rafinha sustained a muscle injury to his right leg and Barcelona’s medical team decided he will miss the first leg of the Copa del Rey quarter-final, adding that his progress will indicate his availability for the next games, reports Efe.

Rafinha’s injury became known after the squad returned to training after two days off.