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Andres Iniesta

31-Year-Old Midfielder     Barcelona  La Liga      Full Name: Andres Iniesta Lujan


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Birthdate:  May 11, 1984    Birthplace:  Fuentealbilla, Spain    Nationality:  Spain    Height:  5' 7"    Weight:  152 lbs    

June 9, 2015    Andres Iniesta News

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Iniesta contributed three goals and six assists in all competitions this season, serving as a reliable link between defense and attack for Barcelona's treble-winning team.

The diminutive Spaniard didn't exactly rack up the statistics, but he expertly supplied Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez as they took care of the heavy lifting on offense. Iniesta will Remain with the Catalan club next season as they attempt to repeat their impressive feat from this campaign.

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April 27, 2015

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Iniesta started and played 88 minutes in a 2-0 victory over Espanyol in Saturday.

The Spaniard had been struggling with a back injury of late, but started and played his minutes since March 18, indicating that he should be fine moving forward. Iniesta's contributions to his team don't often show up on the scoresheet, but his presence in the Barcelona lineup is certainly welcome and he should be expected to feature against Getafe on Tuesday.

April 20, 2015

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Iniesta has been deemed fit to face PSG in Tuesday's Champions League second-leg tie, the club's official website reports.

Iniesta picked up a back contusion in the first leg last week, but recovered over the weekend after sitting out Saturday's match against Valencia. Despite being cleared, he's a very limited fantasy producer, despite his importance to the club.

February 22, 2015

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Iniesta lasted only 67 minutes during Barcelona's shocking 1-0 loss to Malaga on Saturday, finishing with one shot, which was on target, two crosses and 43 passes.

Iniesta isn't much of a fantasy producer in most formats because he doesn't score a lot of goals, nor grab a lot of assists.

January 14, 2015

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Iniesta was named to the FIFA FIFPro World XI on Monday.

Iniesta has always been a player better than his fantasy stats, as he finished last season with just three goals and seven assists in 35 La Liga appearances, while adding just three assists in nine Champions League games. His inclusion in the World XI was a little surprising, given that Barcelona failed to win a trophy and Spain was eliminated in the group stage of the World Cup.

November 23, 2014

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Iniesta (calf) will not travel to Cyprus for Tuesday's Champions League match against APOEL.

Iniesta has been sidelined since suffering the injury in last month's Clasico, and he has yet to return to training.

October 25, 2014

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Iniesta picked up a knock in Saturday's match against Real Madrid and had an ice pack on his right calf.

Iniesta had to be subbed off due to the injury with Barcelona trailing 3-1, and he'll have scans in the coming days to determine the full extent of the injury.

August 30, 2014

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Iniesta will not face Villarreal on Sunday after picking up a left knee injury in training.

Iniesta will undergo additional scans to determine the extent of the injury, although he's never been a huge fantasy producer despite his vital importance on the pitch for Barcelona.