Villa skips weekend test

David Villa is a notable absentee from Barcelona’s squad to face Levante this weekend, as he struggles with a minor injury.

The Spain international has not been named in Tito Vilanova’s squad for the trip to Levante this Sunday evening as a precautionary measure.

Barca have confirmed today that the player is struggling with minor discomfort in his left ankle and so is left at home.

However, the squad visiting the Ciutat de Valencia does list Thiago Alcantara and Adriano, who both returned to training this week after respective injuries.

Barcelona squad to face Levante: Valdes, Pinto, Oier, Pique, Puyol, Mascherano, Jordi Alba, Alves, Montoya, Adriano, Song, Sergio Busquets, Xavi, Iniesta, Thiago, Jonathan dos Santos, Cesc, Pedro, Messi, Tello

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