Baraja blow for Valencia
By Mark Kendall
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Valencia have confirmed that Ruben Baraja will be out of action for around five weeks.Valencia have confirmed that midfielder Ruben Baraja will be out of action for around five weeks through injury.
The Spain international has torn a muscle in his right leg and will now be confined to the treatment room for over a month.
Baraja sustained the problem during a training session last Saturday ahead of the game at Atletico Madrid.
The news will come as a big blow to Che boss Antonio Lopez as he bids to try and guide the side to a top four finish and UEFA Champions League qualification.
Valencia will also be without Curro Torres, Vicente and Marco Caneira for the visit of Getafe to the Mestalla on Sunday.