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Xavi passes late fitness test ahead of AC Milan game
Published : 12 Mar 2013 13:17:29Rss feed
Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has been declared fit to play against AC Milan in their crucial Champions League tie, the club said on Tuesday.
The 33-year-old took a full part in training with his team-mates on Tuesday after missing Barca's previous two games due to a hamstring problem.
"Xavi has received the all-clear from the medical staff after training at midday on Tuesday and will be available for the huge match against Milan," said a statement on the club's website.
Barca have an up-hill task if they are to progress to the quarter-finals though as the Italians take a 2-0 lead to the Nou Camp thanks to goals from Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari in the first-leg three weeks ago.
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