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Barcelona: Umtiti injured in second session of training return

Barça have confirmed that Samuel Umtiti injured his calf during the squad's second training session since being allowed to return to club facilities.

Umtiti injured in second session of Barcelona training return

Barcelona's Samuel Umtiti suffered an injury on only the second day since the club resumed training sessions at the Ciutat Esportiva.

Umtiti has sustained injury to right calf, Barcelona say

The centre-back sustained a problem to his right calf, the LaLiga leaders confirmed in a short statement.

Barça were back training on Friday after players and staff were given coronavirus tests to ensure it was safe for them to return.

On Saturday, players were separated across three pitches in order to undergo sessions while maintaining social distancing.

LaLiga slated for June return from coronavirus suspension

LaLiga teams have been granted permission to use training facilities again as part of gradual steps towards the planned resumption of the competition in June.

Barça were two points clear of Real Madrid at the top of the table when the season was suspended indefinitely in March.