LaLiga: Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez cleared to play in Barcelona's return to action against Mallorca on 13 June
Uruguayan striker Suarez had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on 12 January and hasn’t played since
Barcelona: Barcelona says Luis Suarez has been cleared by team doctors to play when the Spanish league resumes.
Uruguayan striker Suarez had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on 12 January and hasn’t played since.
The club said Saturday that he will be available for Barcelona’s first match in almost three months, at Mallorca on 13 June.
The 33-year-old Suarez may have to lead the attack with Lionel Messi receiving treatment on his right thigh.
Barcelona leads the league by two points over Real Madrid with 11 rounds left.
The competition was halted in mid-March because of the COVID-19 virus.
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It might not be a winner-takes-all clash like in 2014, victory could give either Atletico Madrid or Barcelona the momentum needed to go on and claim the title.
Lionel Messi scored his 33rd goal of the season to put Barcelona in front but they failed to put the result beyond doubt and Granada hit back, Darwin Machis driving in and Jorge Molina's header completing a remarkable turnaround.
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With only two games left now and potentially two teams to catch, Barcelona's chances of taking the title off Real Madrid this season would appear remote.