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Piqué, Alba and Aleix Vidal back in Barça squad

Luis Enrique receives a much-needed defensive boost ahead of the visit of Málaga on Saturday afternoon. Iniesta, Umtiti and Mathieu all remain sidelined.

Piqué, Alba and Aleix Vidal back in Barça squad

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Luis Enrique released the Barcelona squad to face Málaga on Saturday afternoon (Camp Nou, 16:15 CET). 

A defensive boost

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Gerard Piqué and Jordi Alba, injured during Los Culés 4-0 win over Manchester City in the Camp Nou in the Champions League, both return, and will supply the Barça coach with some much-needed defensive mettle. Aleix Vidal also rejoins the squad, but Iniesta, Umtiti and Mathieu, who was expected to be given the all-clear ahead of today's game, all remain sidelined. Luis Suárez is also suspended and will watch the game from the stands. 

Barcelona squad

Ter Stegen, Cillessen, Gerard Piqué, Rakitic, Sergio Busquets, Denis Suárez, Arda, Messi, Neymar Jr., Rafinha, Mascherano, Paco Alcácer, Jordi Alba, Digne, Sergi Roberto, André Gomes, Aleix Vidal and Marlon.

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