Xavi Hernandez Injury: Updates on Barcelona Star's Leg and Return

Steven CookFeatured Columnist IVDecember 15, 2013

BARCELONA, SPAIN - OCTOBER 26:  Xavi Hernandez of FC Barcelona runs with the ball during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF at Camp Nou on October 26, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
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Updates from Sunday, Jan. 5

Xavi made his first-team return for Barcelona as the reigning La Liga champions beat Elche 4-0 on Sunday.

Barca's official Twitter account reported the news:

Barça’s starting XI against Elche: Valdés, Montoya, Piqué, Fàbregas, Xavi, Pedro, Iniesta, Alexis, Bartra, Song and Jordi Alba. #FCBLive

— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) January 5, 2014