Barcelona team news: Barca facing major injury problems ahead of Atletico Madrid clash

Barcelona team news

Barcelona team news – Barca facing major injury problems ahead of Atletico Madrid clash

Barcelona are facing major injury issues ahead of their La Liga encounter with Atletico Madrid this weekend.

Atleti host Barca at the Vicente Calderón on Sunday, kick-off is at 15:15 (GMT).

Luis Enrique will be unable to call upon Aleix Vidal who has been ruled out for the remainder of the season with an ankle injury.

Javier Mascherano is also a doubt going into this weekends clash after missing last weekends encounter with Leganes. Meanwhile Turkey international Arda Turan is another injury doubt.

The former Atletico Madrid star has been struggling with a groin injury over the past week and has missed Barcelona’s last two games.

The Turkish international star has 13 goals and seven assists in all competitions this season.

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Sergio Busquets returns to the side after serving a one game suspension while Luis Suarez and Neymar both are fit to start.

Barcelona find themselves in second place in the Spanish top division, a point behind leaders Real Madrid.

However, the Madrid based giants have two games in hand and could end up going seven points clear of their rivals.