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Polish sensation Robert Lewandowski is set to make his return to action for Barcelona in the much-anticipated El Clasico clash against Real Madrid. After a month-long absence due to an injury sustained during the match against FC Porto, the star striker’s availability had been in doubt. However, according to Tomasz Włodarczyk of Meczyki.pl, Lewandowski has been declared fit and is certain to be included in the matchday squad.
Injury and Recovery
Lewandowski suffered his injury on October 4th during the game against FC Porto, which had kept him sidelined until now. The player had been working on his recovery and participated in parts of Barcelona’s training sessions earlier in the week. The final decision regarding his participation was set for Friday, and the positive news has now come in his favor.
Tomasz Włodarczyk, the journalist who broke the news, reported on Twitter, “Robert Lewandowski is available for Saturday’s El Clasico! His rehabilitation has gone according to plan, and he declared his readiness to play against Real Madrid.” While it’s likely that Lewandowski will start from the bench, his presence alone is a significant boost for Barcelona.
Aiming for the Top
Barcelona, currently sitting in third place in the La Liga table, is just one point behind the league leaders, Real Madrid. Lewandowski’s return adds firepower to their lineup as they aim to close the gap and make a statement in the highly-anticipated El Clasico showdown. Football fans worldwide are eagerly anticipating the clash between these two footballing giants on the horizon.