Soccer-Uruguay and Barca will decide on Araujo's fitness for World Cup, says Xavi

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Nov 7 (Reuters) - Barcelona and Uruguay volition instrumentality a associated determination connected Ronald Araujo's fittingness arsenic the defender looks to retrieve successful clip for the World Cup aboriginal this month, the LaLiga club's manager Xavi Hernandez said connected Monday.

Araujo has been recovering aft undergoing thigh country successful September and Xavi said the precedence is for the 23-year-old to retrieve good alternatively than unreserved him back.

"There is fluid connection with Uruguay and (their coach) Diego Alonso and we volition determine together," Xavi told reporters.

"We volition spot if helium is medically cleared due to the fact that the subordinate is successful charge. If helium tells you helium is well, it is due to the fact that his assemblage feels that way."

Alonso, who has until Nov. 14 to sanction his last 26-man squad for the World Cup, volition besides cheque connected Valencia striker Edinson Cavani to measure whether helium tin retrieve from an ankle wounded successful clip for the travel to Qatar.

Full backmost Damian Suarez is besides different interest aft helium limped disconnected 10 minutes into Getafe's 1-0 triumph astatine Elche past week.

Uruguay footwear disconnected their World Cup run against Group H opponents South Korea connected Nov. 24. They volition besides look Portugal and Ghana.

Reporting by Janina Nuno Rios successful Mexico City Editing by Christian Radnedge

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