Barcelona players Robert Lewandowski, Frenkie de Jong, Jules Kounde and Andreas Christensen all enjoyed wins on international duty on Thursday.
Xavi will not take any risks with Ronald Araujo in his recovery from injury. The defender may not come back to action until the clash with Celta Vigo.
Ez Abde had plenty of offers to leave Barcelona on deadline day but opted to go to Real Betis rather than return to Osasuna or head to the Premier League.
Barcelona summer signing Ilkay Gundogan has opened up on his decision to leave Manchester City after winning the treble with Pep Guardiola’s side.
Arsenal’s Jakub Kiwior has been tipped for a future move to Barcelona by youth team-mates Mateusz Szlenk, Nikolas Wróblewski and managers Damien Galeja and Krzysztof Berger.
Gavi was been nicknamed Petr Cech in Spain training this week after being forced to wear a a protective scrum cap after injuring his ear last time out for Barcelona.