Barcelona, March 12 (IANS) Midfielder Sergio Busquets is out of the Barcelona football squad announced by head coach Luis Enrique for Saturday’s clash with Getafe at the Camp Nou stadium in the 29th round of La Liga, while Barcelona B player Sergi Samper was included.
Enrique also excluded defenders Douglas and Adriano, although both players have medical permission after their recovery. Goalkeeper Jordi Masip was also left out, reports Efe.
The squad did not include injured Sandro Ramirez and Rafinha in addition to suspended Javier Mascherano.
Barcelona’s 18-player list included Marc-André Ter Stegen, Claudio Bravo, Gerard Pique, Ivan Rakitic, Dani Alves, Arda Turan, Andres Iniesta, Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Marc Bartra, Munir El Hadaddi, Jordi Alba, Sergi Roberto, Aleix Vidal, Thomas Vermaelen, Jeremy Mathieu and Sergi Samper.
Barcelona are eight points clear at the top of La Liga standings, while Getafe are in 16th place.