The two Brazilians are available once again and come back into Luis Enrique's squad for Valencia having missed the Deportivo match, while fit-again Mathieu, Arda and Masip are left out
FC Barcelona look to secure a win in the 28th Liga fixture of the season prior to the international break. The blaugranas host Valencia on Sunday at 8.45pm CET and are looking to get three points following the defeat in Riazor.
For this home fixture, Luis Enrique has called up 18 players including the Brazilians Neymar Jr and Rafinha, who missed the away match against Deportivo. Barça’s number ‘11’ has recovered from his muscular complaints and the midfielder has recovered from gastroenteritis. Jérémy Mathieu has also been passed fit but has been left out from the squad by the manager.
The full squad for the Valencia match at the Camp Nou is: Ter Stegen, Cillessen, Piqué, Rakitic, Sergio, Denis, A. Iniesta, Suárez, Messi, Neymar Jr, Rafinha, Mascherano, Paco Alcácer, Jordi Alba, Digne, Sergi Roberto, André Gomes and Umtiti. Masip, Arda Turan and Mathieu miss out while Aleix Vidal is still recovering from a long-term injury.