Barcelona have confirmed they plan to attraction the three-game suspension handed out to Robert Lewandowski over a gesture he made after he was despatched off in opposition to Osasuna.
Lewandowski was proven two yellow playing cards by referee Gil Manzano, which is often punishable by a one-game ban, however he was investigated after being seen making a gesture as he left the pitch.
Whereas some have sought to defend Lewandowski and provide another clarification for his actions, the rapid sentiment was that the Poland striker was implying that there was one thing ‘fishy’ concerning the official.
Discovered responsible of questioning the integrity of the referee, Lewandowski has been handed a three-game ban which can see him miss upcoming video games in opposition to Espanyol, Atletico Madrid and Actual Betis, however Barcelona have confirmed their intention to attraction the ruling.
“FC Barcelona will put their case to the Appeals Committee in view of the three recreation ban handed out to Robert Lewandowski by the Disciplinary Committee,” a membership assertion learn.
“The Polish striker acquired the suspension after being despatched off for a second bookable offence within the 2-1 win over Osasuna in Pamplona in La Liga.”
Ought to Lewandowski’s ban be upheld, Barca boss Xavi faces a conundrum over who might exchange his high scorer.
Memphis Depay has been out with a thigh drawback however is predicted to return for his membership after the World Cup, whereas the versatile Ferran Torres can be an possibility.