Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola must appear without Carles Puyol when his team face Arsenal in the Champions League last 16. Puyol is still not recovered from his injury.
Since Barcelona beat Racing Santander January 22, 2011, Puyol never play again. He is still suffering from a knee injury.
The captain had several times come light exercise. But Guardiola out a signal if possible Puyol could help his team to face Arsenal is very small.
"I think Puyol will miss. But everything could still change. Puyol good condition. But when we ask him to increase the portion of his training, the problem comes again," said Guardiola.
Guardiola has already prepared substitute Puyol. He is Eric Abidal. He will play at center back position which he had already played several times together Azulgrana. This means that Maxwell will remain in the left back position.