Real Sociedad v Barcelona: Confirmed Starting Line-ups – Arda Turan set to start

BILBAO, SPAIN - JANUARY 20: Arda Turan of FC Barcelola duels for the ball with Inigo Lekue of Athletic Club during the Copa del Rey Quarter Final First Leg match between Athletic Club and FC Barcelola at San Mames Stadium on January 20, 2016 in Bilbao, Spain. (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

Barcelona star Arda Turan is set to start against Real Sociedad at the Anoeta stadium tonight as the reigning champions hope to return to winning ways after losing for the first time in 39 games against Real Madrid in the El Clasico last week.

Turan has two goals and four assists in 17 games in all competitions for Barcelona this season.

The Turkish international star will start alongside Roberto and Rafinha in central midfield. Ivan Rakitic and Andres Iniesta will be rested following the gruelling Champions League quarter-final first leg clash against Atletico Madrid mid-week.

Barcelona  v Real Sociedad 

Stadium: Anoeta Stadium

Kick-Off: 19:00 GMT

Barcelona: 13.Bravo 3.Piqué 5.Sergio 6.Alves 7.Arda 10.Messi 11.Neymar Jr 12.Rafinha 14.Mascherano 17.Munir 20.S.Roberto

Subs: 1.Ter Stegen 4.Rakitic 8.Iniesta 15.Bartra 18.Jordi Alba 21.Adriano 23.Vermaelen

Manager: Luis Enrique

Real Sociedad: 1-Rulli 3-Mikel 4-Illarra 8-Granero 10-Prieto (c) 11-Vela17-Zurutuza 23-D.Reyes 24-De la Bella 28-Oyarzabal 30-Elustondo.