Barcelona v Espanyol: Confirmed Starting Line Ups – Arda Turan set to make debut

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Barcelona team news

Barcelona welcome rivals Espanyol to the Camp Nou for the Spanish Cup Last 16 first-leg clash today.

Derby games are always a big deal but this match will mean even more to Arda Turan who is set to make his official debut of the reigning La Liga champions.

Aleix Vidal who is also awaiting his debut has been included on the substitute bench.

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has decided to pick a full strength squad with first team stars Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar all in the starting line up.

Barcelona v Espanyol

Stadium: Camp Nou

Kick-Off: 19:30 GMT

Barcelona (4-3-3): 1. Ter Stegen 3. Piqué 5. Sergio 6. Alves 7. Arda Turan 8. Iniesta 9. Suárez 10. Messi 11. Neymar Jr 14. Mascherano 18. Alba

Subs: Masip, Rakitic, Bartra, Munir, Aleix Vidal, Vermaelen and Mathieu

Manager: Luis Enrique

Espanyol (4-2-3-1): Pau; Javi Lopez, Roco, Alvaro, Duarte; Diop, Jordan; Asensio, Abraham, Perez; Caicedo

Manager: Constantin Gâlcă

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