AS, Tuesday, December 31, 2013 2:31 PM
will fly back to Barcelona on New Year's Day, having completed his recovery program from the hamstring injury he suffered in October. The idea, AS reports, is for the
four-time Ballon d’Or winner to return to the first team in time for Barca’s top-of-the-standings La Liga clash at Atletico Madrid on Jan. 11.
Speaking to the television
program ‘Mundo Leo’ the Barca striker spoke of his hopes for the New Year: “At a personal level there are lots of important things, but on a sporting level I’d ask to be injury
free in 2014. The goal at the moment is to get fully fit, with the idea of having a couple of practice sessions with my teammates before coming back to play.”
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