Xavi Hernández names 22 players for Sunday's La Liga clash at Spotify Camp Nou, kick off 9pm CEST
After the win at home over Villarreal, Spotify Camp Nou is the venue once again for Barça's La Liga fixture this weekend with the visit of an Athletic Club coached by former Barça man Ernesto Valverde. The game which kicks off on Sunday ay 9pm CEST will be another test for Xavi's team as they aim to keep within touching distance of league leaders Real Madrid.
Coach Xavi has named a 22 man list of players for the visit of the Basque club: Ter Stegen, Bellerín, Piqué, Sergio, O. Dembélé, Pedri, Lewandowski, Ansu Fati, Ferran, Marcos A, Jordi Alba, Kessie, S. Roberto, F. De Jong, Raphinha, Kounde, Eric, Iñaki Peña, Balde, Gavi, Pablo Torre and Arnau Tenas.
Final session before the game
On Saturday morning local time, before the squad was announced, the first team held their final workout before Sunday's visit of Athletic Club.
All the available players took part at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper as well as Aranda from Barça Atlètic and Arnau Casas from the U19 squad.