As the team prepare to take on La Liga newcomers at the Camp Nou, Luis Enrique has named 18 players for the tie with Jordi Alba missing
FC Barcelona take on Las Palmas in their 6th game of the 2015/2016 Liga season as they look to bounce back from an unexpected 4-1 loss against Celta Vigo on Wednesday and Coach Luis Enrique has named his match squad for the tie.
The list features 18 Barcelona players in which Barça B star Gerard Gambau makes the list while star left-back Jordi Alba is still sidelined with a neck injury which was diagnosed just before the game against Celta Vigo.
Forward Sandro Ramirez who picked up a knock before the Celta game returns to the squad and joins fellow strikers Neymar, Messi, Suarez and Munir in Barça’s attack.
Despite making the squad at the last ditch against Celta Vigo, Douglas Pereira wasn’t included in the squad. Arda Turan is still awaiting FIFA’s statement on his registration and is still ineligible to feature alongside fellow new signing Aleix Vidal, while Thomas vermaelen and Claudio Bravo are out through injuries.
Barcelona Squad vs Las Palmas
Goalkeepers: Marc Andre Ter Stegen, Jordi Masip;
Defenders: Dani Alves, Gerard Pique, Marc Bartra, Javier Mascherano, Jeremy Mathieu, Adriano Correia;
Midfielders: Ivan Rakitic, Sergi Roberto, Gerard Gambau, Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta;
Forwards: Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Neymar, Sandro Ramirez, Munir El Haddadi.