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How will Barcelona line up against Levante?

The champions are back at the Camp Nou on Sunday

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Barcelona are back in La Liga action on Sunday when they take on Leganes at the Camp Nou.

The champions have been knocked off top spot by Real Madrid after their defeat to Valencia but do head into the game on the back of a 5-0 Copa del Rey win against Leganes.

Let’s look at who might feature on Sunday.


UD Ibiza v FC Barcelona - Copa del Rey: Round of 32 Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

Quique Setien changed to a back four against Leganes in midweek and may be tempted to stick with that after his side’s emphatic win.

He could still make changes to freshen things up. Samuel Umtiti will be hoping to get his place back from Clement Lenglet, while Sergi Roberto could replace Nelson Semedo.


FC Barcelona v Leganes - Copa del Rey: Round of 16 Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

The Barca boss has plenty of options in midfield with everyone fit and healthy. Sergio Busquets, Frenkie de Jong and Arturo Vidal all started on Thursday, while Ivan Rakitic and Arthur came off the bench.

The Brazilian’s goal may be enough to earn him a start, although Vidal has been increasingly influential for Barca this season both as a starter and off the bench.


FC Barcelona v Leganes - Spanish King Cup Photo by Joan Valls/Urbanandsport /NurPhoto via Getty Images

Barca have even less options in attack than in midweek with Carles Perez having sealed a move to Roma in the final week of the transfer window.

Ousmane Dembele is still a couple of weeks away from returning which means Antoine Griezmann, Ansu Fati and Lionel Messi are likely to continue in attack.

Possible XI: Ter Stegen; Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Alba; De Jong, Busquets, Vidal; Messi, Griezmann, Ansu.

How do you think Barcelona should line up against Levante? Let us know your thoughts, predictions and line-ups in the comments below!

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