Arda Turan set to retain his place – Barcelona v Ath. Bilbao – predicted starting lineups

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Arda Turan is set to retain his place in Barcelona’s starting line-up following an impressive start to his career at the Catalan giants.

Barcelona will be looking to climb to the top of the Spanish league when they take on Atletico Bilbao at the Camp Nou tonight.

The Champions League champions head into the fixture on the back of an impressive 4-0 win over Granada in the league last weekend.

Turan is expected to retain his place in Luis Enrique’s starting eleven ahead of Ivan Rakitic.

The Turkish international has started in the reigning La Liga champions last three games and head coach Luis Enrique has described him as being someone with potential to be a key player in his side.

The Turkish international had to wait six months before playing his first game for Barcelona due to the FIFA transfer ban imposed on the club

Barcelona v Ath. Bilbao

Kick-off: 19:30 (GMT)
Stadium: Camp Nou

Barcelona: Bravo; Alves, Piqué, Mascherano, Alba; Busquets, Roberto, Iniesta; Messi, Suarez, Neymar

Athletic: Iraizoz; De Marcos, Laporte, Gurpegi, Balenziaga; San Jose, Benat; Susaeta, Eraso, Lekue; Williams

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