Soccer-Barca defender Mascherano out for up to 15 days (Reuters)

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MADRID, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Barcelona’s injury crisis deepened on Wednesday after tests confirmed first-choice centre back Javier Mascherano will be out of action for upto 15 days after damaging a thigh muscle in Tuesday’s 4-1 La Liga win at home to Real Sociedad. With left back Jordi Alba sidelined and captain Carles Puyol yet to return from a knee surgery, Mascherano’s injury is a fresh blow to coach Gerardo Martino ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League Group H match at Celtic. …

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