Quique Setien stated on Tuesday that Barcelona are taking into consideration signing any other striker ahead of the top of the January switch window to interchange the injured Luis Suarez.

Suarez is not likely to play once more this season after present process surgical operation on his knee previous this month, which has left Barca quick within the centre in their entrance 3.

Lionel Messi performed extra centrally in Setien’s first sport in opposition to Granada on Sunday however the Argentinian prefers to play off the best.

Antoine Griezmann thrived down the center for Atletico Madrid however provides much less of a right away, bodily presence than Suarez, who has scored 14 objectives in 23 appearances this time period.

“We’re taking into consideration it,” stated Setien, when requested if Barca would purchase any other ahead in January.

“We’re speaking about that however we nonetheless need to consider it somewhat extra, it is not a subject matter that worries me an excessive amount of.

“I am anxious concerning the fit the next day to come and the fit in opposition to Valencia. It is a subject matter that the sports activities division will imagine in additional intensity.”

Barcelona face Segunda B facet Ibiza on Wednesday within the Copa del Rey when Setien may just relaxation key avid gamers, together with Messi.

“I’ve roughly deliberate an concept for him however I’ve to peer what occurs in coaching and spot how we will be able to make a aggressive and balanced XI,” Setien stated.

Ousmane Dembele has resumed coaching this week after convalescing from a hamstring damage and the Frenchman’s go back within the coming weeks could be a significant spice up to the staff’s attacking choices.

“Dembele is crucial participant surely,” Setien stated. “He is an atypical participant, who hasn’t had a lot consistency however evidently he’s going to be crucial participant for the membership and we’re certain he’s going to assist us so much.”

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