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Kaptoum, Douglas in Barça's depleted squad for Betis

Luis Enrique is missing seven of his first team squad for the visit of Gus Poyet's Betis, leading to call-ups for the canterano and Brazilian outcast.Sporting vs Barcelona

Kaptoum, Douglas in Barça's depleted squad for Betis
Rodolfo Molina DIARIO AS

Wilfrid Kaptoum, Barcelona B’s 20-year-old Cameroonian midfielder, has been included in Luis Enrique’s squad to play Real Betis alongside Douglas Costa, the Brazilian full back making the list due to the number of absences facing Barça in their Liga opener.

Seven absences

Enrique is without Andrés Iniesta, Jérémy Mathieu, Marc-André Ter Stegen and Javier Mascherano (all injured), André Gomes (suspended), as well as Rafinha and Neymar, who are at the Olympic Games with Brazil.

Barça squad:

Keepers: Claudio Bravo and Joel Masip.

Defenders: Douglas, Gerard Piqué, Jordi Alba, Lucas Digne, Aleix Vidal and Samuel Umtiti.

Midfielders: Ivan Rakitic, Sergio Busquets, Denis Suárez, Arda Turan, Sergi Samper, Sergi Roberto and Wilfrid Kaptoum.

Forwards: Luis Suárez, Leo Messi and Munir El Haddadi.