The next Barcelona match is upon us! The Blaugrana travel to the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán for a big La Liga game against Sevilla, and Xavi Hernández has called up the following 23 players for Saturday’s clash:
Goalkeepers: 1. Marc-André ter Stegen, 26. Iñaki Peña, 36. Arnau Tenas
Defenders: 3. Gerard Piqué, 4. Ronald Araujo, 15. Andreas Christensen, 18. Jordi Alba, 23. Jules Kounde, 24. Eric García, 28. Alejandro Balde
Midfielders: 5. Sergio Busquets, 8. Pedri, 16. Miralem Pjanic, 19. Franck Kessie, 20. Sergi Roberto, 21. Frenkie De Jong, 30. Gavi
Forwards: 7. Ousmane Dembélé, 9. Robert Lewandowski, 10. Ansu Fati, 11. Ferran Torres, 14. Memphis Depay, 22. Raphinha
The transfer window is finally over and the 26-man squad has been finalized, which means that as long as the entire squad is fit and healthy there will always be three players left out for each game. The decision for this one was made easy by the fact that new signings Héctor Bellerín and Marcos Alonso have just arrived and haven’t trained with the squad yet, so they both miss out alongside youngster Pablo Torre per the manager’s decision.
Predicted starting XI (4-3-3):
Ter Stegen; Kounde, Araujo, Eric, Balde; Gavi, Busquets, Pedri; Raphinha, Lewandowski, Dembélé
The match kicks off on Saturday at 9pm CET (Barcelona), 8pm BST/WAT (UK & Nigeria), 3pm ET, 12pm PT (USA), 12.30am IST (India, Sunday), and you can join us to follow and comment all the action.
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