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Report: Three Barça B players to be included in Barcelona squad for Granada match

Youngsters, rise!!!

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The injury crisis currently happening at Barcelona has forced coach Luis Enrique to use his young players, and three of them will possibly get a chance to be in uniform for the next match.

According to a report from Diario Sport, Barça B center-back Marlon Santos, full-back Nili Perdomo and midfielder Álex Carbonell are highly likely to be included in the squad list for Saturday's La Liga match against Granada, which takes place on Saturday at Camp Nou.

Marlon is nearly a certainty. With the injury to Jérémy Mathieu in the Catalan Super Cup against Espanyol, only Javier Mascherano and Samuel Umtiti are the healthy center-backs in the first team, and both are expected to start against Granada, which means there won't be any CBs on the bench. The Brazilian has impressed at Barça B and in his first team opportunities, and having trained with the squad over the last few days he will probably be the third choice defender for the Granada game.

For Nili and Carbonell to be included, it all depends on the fitness of Aleix Vidal and Rafinha Alcântara. Vidal has a minor thigh injury and he's looking to be medically cleared before Saturday, but if he doesn't Nili will be on the bench. Rafinha has been dealing with a bruised rib, but if he trains normally on Friday, he will be on the squad. If he's rested for the Champions League game against Manchester City, though, Carbonell will also be called up.

Youngsters, rise!

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