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Barcelona announce squad for La Liga match against Eibar

Ernesto Valverde has called up 18 players for Tuesday’s match at Camp Nou

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The next Barcelona match is upon us! The Blaugrana continue their La Liga campaign with a home match against Eibar at Camp Nou, and Ernesto Valverde has called up 18 players to be in uniform on Tuesday night.

This is the full squad:

Goalkeepers: 1. Marc-André ter Stegen, 13. Claudio Bravo Jasper Cillessen

Defenders: 2. Nélson Semedo, 3. Gerard Piqué, 14. Javier Mascherano, 18. Jordi Alba, 19. Lucas Digne, 22. Aleix Vidal, 25. Thomas Vermaelen

Midfielders: 4. Ivan Rakitic, 5. Sergio Busquets, 6. Denis Suarez, 8. Andrés Iniesta, 15. Paulinho Bezerra, 20. Sergi Roberto

Forwards: 9. Luis Suárez, 10. Lionel Messi, 16. Gerard Deulofeu

Valverde makes a lot of changes to the squad that played at Getafe, which suggests a few rotations to the starting lineup as well. In come Thomas Vermaelen, Aleix Vidal and Lucas Digne, out go Samuel Umtiti, André Gomes and Ousmane Dembélé, who’s injured and out until January. André Gomes, Paco Alcácer and Arda Turan are left out per Valverde’s decision.

Predicted starting lineup (4-3-3):

Ter Stegen; Semedo, Mascherano, Vermaelen, Digne; Roberto, Busquets, Denis; Vidal, Messi, Deulofeu

The match kicks off on Tuesday at 10pm CET / 9pm (UK & Nigeria) / 4pm ET, 1pm PT (USA), 1:30am IST (India, Wednesday), and you can join us to follow and comment all the action.


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