NEWS
Tuesday November 16 2010
Bari star Barreto out for a month

Bari have only one striker available for the trip to Catania between injuries and bans, as Paulo Vitor Barreto is out for a month.

The Brazilian was stretchered off during the 1-0 home defeat to Parma on Sunday and has been diagnosed with a second degree thigh strain in his right leg.

Tests have now confirmed Barreto will be out of action for at least four weeks.

There are other injuries that Coach Giampiero Ventura has to deal with, plus Andrea Masiello, Massimo Donati and Sergio Almiron sitting out bans for the next round.

Nacho Castillo is sidelined for two weeks, Emmanuel Rivas for three, Abdel Ghezzal for five and Vitalii Kutuzov struggling to recover from his injury.

It all means the only available striker for the trip to Catania this weekend is Francesco Caputo.

The other suspended players in Serie A this weekend are: Pepe (Juventus), Olivera (Lecce), Hetemaj (Brescia), Abate (Milan), Paletta (Parma), Agostini (Cagliari), Benalouane (Cesena) and Mudingayi (Bologna).

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