Mascherano and Messi are in the squad for the game against Bilbao / PHOTO: ARXIU FCB

Luis Enrique has called up 18 players for the game against Bilbao on Saturday afternoon, with   Mathieu, Iniesta and Messi all given the medical all clear to play and Ter Stegen and Adriano, making their first appearances in a match day squad this season.

However, Dani Alves is out as a precaution with a knee problem and Douglas, Bartra and Rafinha have been rested, whilst Masip and Vermaelen are still out injured.

The full squad list for the game is: Ter Stegen, Bravo, Montoya, Piqué, Mascherano, Mathieu, Jordi Alba, Adriano, Sergio, Xavi, Iniesta, Rakitic, Sergi Roberto, Messi, Pedro, Sandro, Neymar and Munir.