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Messi and De Jong, one booking away from suspension

Both players are on four yellow cards and if they booked in Pamplona will miss next weekend's game against Huesca. Pjanic is available again.


Few surprises in Ronald Koeman's squad list for Saturday's trip to Osasuna. The highlight was the return of Miralem Pjanic who was given the medical all-clear after this morning's training session. The Bosnian midfielder missed the team's last two games with a problem to his right ankle.

Not included in the list are Gerard Piqué and Ronald Araújo. Piqué has a Grade II sprain to the lateral internal ligament in his right knee which will keep him out for three weeks while Araújo sat out this morning session - he still has pains to his left ankle - an injury which he picked up in the league meeting with Sevilla at the Sánchez Pizjuán.

Two players must avoid going into the referee's noteboook in Pamplona - Leo Messi and Frenkie de Jong. Bearing in mind that Barcelona's next LaLiga game is against bottom-placed Huesca at Camp Nou, it wouldn't be a surprise if both would rather complete their cycle of yellow cards now and be free for the decisive part of the campaign...

Apart from Piqué and Araújo, Ansu Fati, Philippe Coutinho and Sergi Roberto all remain out injured. Three B team players: Ilaix Moriba, Iñaki Peña and Óscar Mingueza have been included in the squad list.

Full Barcelona squad list

Ter Stegen, Neto, Dest, Junior, Lenglet, Alba, Umtiti, De Jong, Busquets, Matheus, Pjanic, Pedri, Matheus, Riqui Puig, Griezmann, Braithwaite, Dembélé, Messi, Trincao, Peña, Ilaix and Mingueza.


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