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How will Barcelona line up in opposition to Valencia? – Barca Blaugranes

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Barcelona are again in motion on Sunday in opposition to Valencia on the Camp Nou in a reasonably large recreation for the Catalans.

Ronald Koeman’s aspect wish to bounce again from defeats to Atletico and Benfica, the Camp Nou might be full(ish) for the primary time in 18 months and we might additionally see a debut for Sergio Aguero.

Let’s have a look at who might function

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Koeman has a number of points in protection for this one. Ronald Araujo will miss out with a hamstring damage and Sergino Dest can also be a doubt as he’s solely simply again from worldwide obligation with the USMNT.

Elsewhere, Jordi Alba is again after damage and will return at left-back and Alejandro Balde can also be again within the squad after returning to coaching after a again damage.

Gerard Pique appears set to start out within the coronary heart of the backline with Erica Garcia prone to associate him, though Clement Lenglet can also be an choice after reportedly shaking off a knee damage that’s been a problem. Oscar Mingueza can also be obtainable and will proceed at right-back.

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Barcelona will nonetheless be with out Pedri in opposition to Valencia as a consequence of a thigh damage. {The teenager} shouldn’t be anticipated again for an additional week not less than.

Gavi might proceed within the beginning XI after impressing for Spain over the worldwide break within the Nations League Ultimate 4.

Sergio Busquets additionally shone for Luis Enrique’s aspect and will lead the group out in opposition to Valencia with Frenkie de Jong lining up alongside the captain in midfield.

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Koeman appears to have choices to shake up his assault in opposition to Valencia which is nice information for Barca. Ansu Fati might make his first begin since making his long-awaited return from damage.

Sergio Aguero can also be being tipped to lastly make his debut following a goalscoring look in a pleasant in midweek however is prone to begin on the bench.

Memphis Depay ought to proceed and rediscovered his goalscoring contact through the worldwide break for the Netherlands. The ahead scored twice and picked up two assists in opposition to Gibralatar however has just one in his final six for the Catalan giants in all competitions.

Potential XI: Ter Stegen; Mingueza, Pique, Garcia, Alba; Busquets, De Jong, Gavi; Coutinho, Memphis, Ansu.

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