Fabregas out for three weeks

BARCELONA - Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas sustained a hamstring injury during training on Saturday and will be out of action for around three weeks, the European champions said.

The former Arsenal captain was left out of Barca´s squad to play Sporting Gijon in La Liga on Sunday, joining Andres Iniesta, Alexis Sanchez and Ibrahim Afellay on the club´s injury list.

Fabregas had been included in Vicente del Bosque´s Spain squad on Friday for their Euro 2012 qualifiers against Czech Republic and Scotland over the next two weeks.

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