Atlético breathe easier: Oblak makes the squad

The Atleti keeper has been deemed fit to line up for Los Rojiblanos in their key title-race clash on Sunday afternoon against Barcelona at the Camp Nou.

Atlético breathe easier: Oblak makes the squad


Atlético Madrid coach Diego Simeone announced his squad to face leaders Barcelona at the Camp Nou on Sunday. El Cholo's 19-man squad also includes Olabe from the Atlético Madrid B team, a player whose inclusion is now becoming a regular ocurrence. The only player among Someone's first team not to travel was the injured Savic.


The biggest boost for Atlético, however, was the inclusion of Jan Oblak, who, despite missing training on Friday, to the abvious concern of the Atleti faithful, was included among the names Simeone listed to face Valverde's side and is expected to line up between the rojiblanco posts at the Camp Nou.


Elsewhere, Lucas was given the all-clear by the medial staff and will report for duty in Barcelona after training normally on both Friday and Saturday. That said, whether the Frenchman will be picked ahead of the trusted partnership of Giménez and Godín remains to be seen.