Barcelona vs Leicester City
Barcelona have already been strike by issues with their two goalkeepers prior to their Global Champions Glass clash from Leicester.
Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Claudio Bravo have shared the starting spot at Camp Nou since signing for the Catalan club in the summer of 2014, but both men are now unwilling to play second fiddle as the new season starts later in August.
Ter Stegen and Bravo have equally met with team representatives to go about their circumstance since coming back from holiday, together with the two chance-stoppers established on beginning the season in objective for your Blaugrana.
The German goalkeeper, who may be needed by Manchester Town, was at Camp Nou on Tuesday to speak about his scenario, as the Chilean spoke to Barca officers on Friday.
Publically, Barca have preserved that they would like to keep each on the team and instructor Luis Enrique stated recently he expects both the to stay at Camping Nou to get a 3rd successive year.
“Each of them would like to play far more – not only not the goalkeepers,” the Barca boss stated a couple weeks ago. “I am happy with the about three goalkeepers and the aim is usually to achieve the very best. I want the position taken care of wonderfully and i also am powering the 3.”
The third of those, Jordi Masip, will likely be anticipated to start in Stockholm in opposition to Leicester on Wednesday as Ter Stegen and Bravo are however to go back to education subsequent their exploits in Euro 2016 and also the Copa United states Centenario, correspondingly.
Meanwhile, Sergio Busquets and Javier Mascherano have minimize their break short and are within a 21-man squad for that getting together with with final season’s Premier League champions.
Gerard Pique, Ivan Rakitic, Andres Iniesta, Jordi Alba, Thomas Vermaelen, Bravo, Ter Stegen, Samuel Umtiti and Lucas Digne will all be missing, though.
Barca defeat Celtic 3-1 inside their initially fixture within the pre-season competitors and soon after reaching Leicester, the Catalans experience Liverpool at Wembley on Sunday.
Leicester have enjoyed thrice in pre-season, but had been properly beaten by Paris Saint-Germain within a 4- reduction to Unai Emery’s area with their previous match up right after a 1-1 bring (and acquire on penalties) from Celtic inside their very first International Champions Glass video game.
The united kingdom striker Jamie Vardy is doubtful for the meeting with Barca.