Official: Barcelona announce squad for the game against Athletic Club

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SEVILLE, SPAIN - JANUARY 21: Lamine Yamal of FC Barcelona looks on during the LaLiga EA Sports match between Real Betis and FC Barcelona at Estadio Benito Villamarin on January 21, 2024 in Seville, Spain.
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As FC Barcelona continue to tackle their most important battles, a new one now appears. While they may have lost out on the Spanish Super Cup, the Catalans are still in other competitions ready to fight. One of them just so happens to be the Copa Del Ray, a personal favorite for Barcelona.

Already the record-winners in the competition, they are now met with a new challenger. In the quarter-finals, Barcelona will take on Athletic Club at the San Mames. While it is a difficult ground away from home, Xavi’s men will be prepared to take on the challenge.

Prior to the game, FC Barcelona has now just released their official 22-man squad for the Bilbao clash. While most of the team is the same as the last game against Real Betis, there are some notable inclusions.

Both Joao Cancelo and Andreas Christensen, who took part in the latest training session, are back in the team. They were previously unavailable due to injury, but it seems that they are both now available to be included in the squad list and even take part in the game itself.

Goalkeepers:

  • 1: Inaki Pena Sotorres
  • 2: Ander Astralaga
  • 3: Áron Yaakobishvili

Defenders:

  • 1: Jules Kounde
  • 2: Ronald Araujo
  • 3: Andreas Christensen
  • 4: Alejandro Balde
  • 5: Joao Cancelo
  • 6: Sergi Roberto
  • 7: Pau Cubarsi
  • 8: Hector Fort

Midfielders:

  • 1: Frenkie de Jong
  • 2: Pedri
  • 3: Ilkay Gundogan
  • 4: Oriol Romeu
  • 5: Fermin Lopez

Forwards:

  • 1: Robert Lewandowski
  • 2: Joao Felix
  • 3: Ferran Torres
  • 4: Lamine Yamal
  • 5: Marc Guiu
  • 6: Vitor Roque

Rested:

  • None

Injured:

  • 1: Marcos Alonso
  • 2: Gavi
  • 3: Raphinha
  • 4: Marc Andre ter Stegen
  • 5: Inigo Martinez
Raafay Humayun
Raafay Humayun
Raafay Humayun is a life-long fan of FC Barcelona and an avid enjoyer of all things Blaugrana. Having fallen in love with the club for the way they defined football for him, he now spends his time watching games, analyzing the happenings in them, and digesting any and everything related to his beloved Catalan club. He also writes as an author for Barca News Network hoping to deliver the latest updates to his fellow ‘culés’.

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