Barcelona officially announced on Saturday morning that their midfield maestro Andrés Iniesta has been given the all-clear from the club's medical staff. And to boot, Luis Enrique practically has a full squad to choose from as Barcelona host Villarreal at the Camp Nou (18:30 CET), with the exception of Mathieu, Aleix and Rafinha, who all remain sidelined.
Barcelona's 18-man squad to face El Submarino Amarillo is: Ter Stegen, Cillessen, Piqué, Rakitic, Sergio Busquets, Denis, Arda, Iniesta, Suárez, Messi, Neymar, Mascherano, Alcácer, Alba, Digne, Sergi Roberto, André Gomes and Umtiti.
Barcelona's first XI
With the title race in mind, particularly in view of the fact that Real Madrid will face Tony Adams' relegated Granada side, the Barça coach is set to field his strongest eleven: Ter Stegen; Sergi Roberto, Piqué, Umtiti, Alba; Busquets, Rakitic, Iniesta; Messi, Suárez and Neymar.