Thomas Vermaelen is not in the core of the FC Barcelona for the league game on Sunday against Athletic Bilbao. He ran a (slight) ankle injury.
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On the clubwebsite let the match organiser in the Primera Division on Saturday know that the Red Devil has troubles with an ankle injury. It is at the moment unclear how serious the injury is, then coach Valverde is already understood that the damage is not too bad. We were terrified, even, because it was a solid collision with Cuenca of Barcelona B. He was in pain, but it is not serious. He will be back soon.” The Red Devils seem to be so is not immediately in danger of coming, the coming days there will be more clarity.
Vermaelen was a period of time in the basics this season, but since a prior injury and the return of competitor Samuel Umtiti, he is again bankzitter at Barça.