Alba injured again; Barcelona back out 6 weeks
BARCELONA, Spain (AP)
Barcelona says left back Jordi Alba will be sidelined another six weeks after injuring his left hamstring in training, just as the Spain international was returning from a previous problem.
Alba was hurt on Thursday just as he was coming back from a muscle tear in his right leg last month.
The 24-year-old back will miss a pair of Champions League matches against AC Milan and a Spanish league game against Real Madrid while he recuperates.
Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano did return to training on Thursday after the Argentina international missed several weeks with a right hamstring injury.