Derby squad list

Derby squad list

Valverde calls upon 19 players for Saturday's match at RCD Espanyol Stadium

Barça and Espanyol square off on Saturday night in the first Barcelona derby of the season. Kickoff is at 8.45pm CET.

Here is the squad list, as announced by the Barça manager Ernesto Valverde: Ter Stegen, Semedo, Piqué, I. Rakitic, Sergio, Denis Suárez, Coutinho, Suárez, Messi, O. Dembélé, Cillessen, Lenglet, Jordi Alba, Munir, Aleñá , Vidal, Vermaelen, Miranda y Iñaki Peña.

Arthur, Rafinha, Malcom, Samper, S. Roberto and Umtiti are all out due to injury.

Luis Suárez gets green light

Barça trained for the final time before the Espanyol match, on Friday evening at the Ciutat Esportiva. Arthur and Suárez joined in as well, with the latter getting the medical all-clear after the workout.

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