12 Apr Barcelona information: Lionel Messi and Sergio Busquets not noted of squad for Huesca forward of Manchester United fixture
Ernesto Valverde has determined to go away out a host of high-profile names this weekend because the membership look in the direction of their Champions League conflict on Tuesday
Barcelona supervisor Ernesto Valverde has named a weakened 18-man squad for this weekend’s La Liga conflict towards Huesca.
The Catalan membership journey to El Alcoraz on Saturday to take on Francisco’s males as they appear to take care of their 11-point hole on the high of the desk over Atletico Madrid.
Valverde has determined to go away Lionel Messi and Sergio Busquets at residence in Barcelona as a way to relaxation up forward of their Champions League conflict towards Manchester United on Tuesday.
Ivan Rakitic can be absent from the squad with a fever, whereas Sergio Roberto will miss out as properly resulting from a muscle downside in his left leg.
Including to that, Luis Suarez and Gerard Pique are additionally set to overlook the conflict towards Huesca as they’re each suspended.
Barcelona at the moment maintain a slim 1-Zero mixture lead over the Purple Devils within the Champions League following their quarter-final first-leg encounter on Wednesday.
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It is for that cause that Valverde has opted to go away his star gamers at residence to make sure they’re totally match and able to full the job towards Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s males subsequent week.
The Premier League membership pulled off a well-known comeback victory over Paris Saint-Germain within the earlier spherical of the competitors, and Valverde is cautious of the menace they pose away from residence.
Nonetheless, there are nonetheless some star names current inside the Barcelona squad to face Huesca with the likes of Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho each included.
No. 1 goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen can be within the squad regardless of enjoying each La Liga fixture this season over Jasper Cillessen, nevertheless, he may nonetheless be benched in favour of the Netherlands worldwide.
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Riqui Puig is included because the 19-year-old nonetheless seems for his first begin in a Barca shirt following on from his 35-minute cameo within the Copa del Rey earlier this season instead.
There’s additionally room for fellow sizzling prospect Moussa Wague who can be searching for his debut for the Camp Nou membership following on from 17 appearances for the B team this season.
Full squad: Ter Stegen, Semedo, Todibo, Coutinho, Arthur, Dembele, Cillessen, Malcom, Lenglet, Murillo, Jordi Alba, Prince, Alena, Vidal, Umtiti, Riqui Puig, Abel Ruiz, Wague.