Puyol to miss Clasico

Barcelona captain Carles Puyol will miss El Clasico on Sunday, after dislocating his elbow against Benfica in the Champions League.

The 34-year-old defender landed awkwardly on his left arm in the 75th minute of the game, and was unable to continue playing at Estadio da Luz.

According to El Pais, he was rushed straight to hospital in Lisbon, and is likely to be ruled out of the match against Real Madrid at the weekend.

Puyol has already suffered his fair share of injuries this season, having only just returned from a knee injury that kept him out for three weeks.

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