Nikola Mirotic racing to be ready for Clasico vs. Real Madrid

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Antonis Stroggylakis

21/Oct/20 11:55

Sarunas Jasikevicius has Nikola Mirotic back for practices but it’s still not certain that he’ll use him against Real Madrid.

By Eurohoops team/

Barcelona star forward Nikola Mirotic will be resuming practices and trying to make his return to action in the upcoming Clasico vs. former club Real Madrid Friday (23/10)  for Round 5 of the EuroLeague regular season. The player is back in training for the first time after announcing that he tested positive for COVID-19 on October 13.

“Let’s see how he is, physically,” Barcelona coach Sarunas Jasikevicius said to Movistar after the Spanish ACB League win of his team over San Sebastian, Tuesday (20/10). “We have a couple more days, in principle tomorrow he [Mirotic] will train”

Mirotic sat next to the bench and beside Victor Claver (leg) and Cory Higgins (rest) in the match vs. San Sebastian. It was his first appearance after his quarantine.