- Copy link
Following the final training session before the game with Levante in Sunday, Ronald Koeman named his squad for the clash. And the big news is that Ansu Fati is finally back!
The full list for the 4.15pm CEST kick-off is as follows: Ter Stegen, Dest, Piqué, R. Araujo, Sergio, Riqui Puig, Memphis, Ansu Fati, Demir, Neto, Coutinho, Lenglet, L. De Jong, S. Roberto, O. Mingueza, Umtiti, Eric, Iñaki Peña, Nico i Gavi.
The inclusion of Ansu is the only change from the 0-0 draw with Cádiz on Thursday, will Frenkie de Jong unavailable due to suspension.
322 days later
Ansu Fati has been out of action since the game with Betis on 7 November 2020. That’s ten months, or 322 days, since he was last included in a squad.
43 games and 13 goals
His return is a huge boost for the team. Since making his debut in 2019/20, he has scored 13 goals and given three assists, beating a number of age records and quickly establishing his name as one of the brightest prospects in world football.
Ansu originally wore the number 31 shirt, and switched to 22 for last season. He has a new shirt number this year and it’s none other than the iconic 10 that has been worn in the past by such illustrious names as Leo Messi, Ronaldinho and Rivaldo.
- Copy link