Keita back at Barca ahead of Nations Cup
Mali international Seydou Keita trained with Barcelona on Wednesday as he recovers from a groin injury picked up while playing for his current club Dalian Aerbin. "Seydou Keita is in Barcelona. The former player obtained authorisation from his Chinese club Dalian Aerbin to train with Barcelona for the next few days," read a statement on the Barcelona website.
The Mali star is in a race against time to be fit to play in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, to be held in South Africa from January 19. "On his first day of work with Barcelona, Keita trained with Cesc Fabregas who is also going through rehabilitation." revealed the club. Keita is expected to be out for between three and four weeks and should be fit for club and international duty by the beginning of the new year. Mali finished third in the 2012 Nations Cup.
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