Barcelona will be without five first-team players for Sunday's La Liga clash with Sevilla at Camp Nou.
Barcelona will be missing five first-team players for Sunday's key La Liga clash with Sevilla at Camp Nou.
Ansu Fati and Samuel Umtiti have both recently been pictured in training with the Catalan giants, as the pair bid to recover from long-term injuries, but they are not yet ready for selection.
Sergino Dest and Sergi Roberto, as expected, are also not a part of the squad, while on-loan Sevilla striker Luuk de Jong, who would have been able to face his parent club, is out after testing positive for COVID-19.
Head coach Xavi could decide to keep faith with Ronald Araujo at right-back in Dest's absence, although Dani Alves and Oscar Mingueza are also options in that area of the field.
Gavi could again miss out on a starting role in midfield, meanwhile, with Pedri, Sergio Busquets and Frenkie de Jong likely to operate as the central three in a 4-3-3 formation.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been in strong form since arriving in January, scoring nine times in 11 appearances, and the Gabon international is expected to lead the line.
Ter Stegen, Neto, Carevic; Pique, Araujo, Alves, Lenglet, Alba, Mingueza, E Garcia; Busquets, Puig, Nico, Pedri, F de Jong, Gavi; Dembele, Memphis, Adama, Braithwaite, Torres, Aubameyang
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