Photo: Barcelona star Arda Turan wishes Chelsea striker happy birthday

Barcelona will be without Arda Turan ahead of their Spanish Cup semi-final second leg clash against Valencia at the Mestalla today.

Turan has been rested along with several other Barcelona stars Bravo, Piqué, Sergio, Alves, Iniesta, Suárez, Messi, Neymar, Mascherano and Alba.

Luis Enrique has decided not to bring his regular starters along with him as Barcelona won the first leg 7-0 and Valencia will need a miracle to progress.

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Turan has take his time off to catch up with his birthday greetings. The bearded winger wished his former Atletico Madrid teammate Falcao a happy birthday on his official Twitter account.

Falcao and Turan’s career have moved in opposite directions since the Colombian international left Atleti.

The experienced striker struggled to settle in at Monaco as well as Chelsea. Falcao has just one goal in 11 appearances for the Blues this season.

Turan has had a busy month as far as birthdays are concerned. First he had his own 29th to celebrate last week followed by Gerard Pique, Neymar and Galatasaray legend Hagi.

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