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FC Barcelona announce squad for La Liga match against Celta Vigo

Quique Setién has called up 23 players for Saturday’s match

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The next Barcelona match is upon us! The Blaugrana are back in action for an important La Liga game against Celta Vigo, and Quique Setién has called up for Saturday’s visit to the Balaídos:


Goalkeepers: 1. Marc-André ter Stegen, 13. Neto, 26. Iñaki Peña

Defenders: 2. Nélson Semedo, 3. Gerard Piqué, 15. Clément Lenglet, 18. Jordi Alba, 23. Samuel Umtiti, 24. Junior Firpo, 33. Ronald Araujo, 35. Dani Morer, 43. Jorge Cuenca

Midfielders: 4. Ivan Rakitic, 8. Arthur, 22. Arturo Vidal, 28. Riqui Puig, 30. Álex Collado, 42. Monchu

Forwards: 9. Luis Suárez, 10. Lionel Messi, 17. Antoine Griezmann, 19. Martin Braithwaite, 31. Ansu Fati


There’s only one change to this squad list compared to last Tuesday: Sergio Busquets is out because of suspension, joining Frenkie De Jong (calf), Sergi Roberto (ribs) and Ousmane Dembélé (hamstring) on the list of unavailable players for this one. All 23 players will be in uniform thanks to the new substitution rules.

Predicted starting XI (4-3-3):

Ter Stegen; Semedo, Umtiti, Lenglet, Firpo; Vidal, Rakitic, Puig; Messi, Braithwaite, Fati


The match kicks off at 5pm CET (Barcelona), 4pm BST/WAT (UK & Nigeria), 11am ET, 8am PT (USA), 8.30pm IST (India), and you can join us to follow and comment all the action.

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