Jordi Alba is the great novelty in the call for Barça for the game today Saturday (6.30 pm / Movistar LaLiga) against Elche at the Camp Nou. The one from L’Hospitalet, who was injured in Munich last week and missed the League duel in El Sadar against Osasuna last Sunday, as well as Tuesday’s friendly in Saudi Arabia against Boca Juniors, is already recovered, as Xavi confirmed this Friday and will therefore be at the disposal of the Barça coach again. Everything also indicates that it will be one of the changes in the eleven compared to last week in Pamplona. Highlights the absence of Dest, last minute discharge due to an overload in the adductors.
They are also on the list, of 23 players, Jutglà, who made his debut in Pamplona and scored in the Maradona Cup against Boca Juniors, and two more players from the subsidiary, such as Álvaro Sanz and Guillem Jaime, who also traveled to Saudi Arabia.
Besides, also they are low by penalty Pique and due to injury Ansu, Memphis, Pedri, Sergi Roberto Y Braithwaite.
Before the game, the Barça will be focused on the NH Hotel Constance as usual since Xavi Hernandez assumed the reins of the team.
No this, as was already known, regarding the last call, Gerard Piqué, by penalty, after seeing the fifth yellow against the Navarrese team. Pedri, Sergi Roberto, Memphis, Ansu Fati and Braithwaite are still out due to injury. Neither does Dani Alves, who cannot play in official competition until the winter transfer market opens. Kun Agüero announced his retirement this Wednesday.
This is the full call for the duel this Saturday
Ter Stegen, Neto, Iñaki Peña
Mingueza, Araujo, Lenglet, Eric Garcia, Umtiti, Jordi Alba, Balde and Guillem Jaime
Busquets, Frenkie de Jong, Gavi, Nico, Riqui Puig and Álvaro Sanz
Coutinho, Abde, Demir, Dembélé, Luuk de Jong and Jutglà