La Liga Line Ups: Real Sociedad v Barcelona

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde makes sweeping changes for their La Liga trip to Real Sociedad this afternoon.

With one eye on their midweek El Clasico tie against Real Madrid, Valverde has recalled the majority of his big guns after resting them for the Champions League win over Inter Milan.

Clement Lenglet, Ivan Rakitic and Antoine Griezmann are the only players to keep their place from the clash with Antonio Conte's side, with Marc Ter Stegen, Sergi Roberto, Gerard Pique, Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets, Frenkie De Jong, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi all returning.

Real Sociedad drew 0-0 at Real Valladolid last time out, and manager Imanol Alguacil makes three changes to his side.

Joseba Zaldua and Igor Zubeldia replace Gorosabel and Robin Le Normand in defence, with Alexander Isak in for top scorer Willian Jose in attack

REAL SOCIEDAD: Remiro, Zaldua, Llorente, Guevara, Monreal, Zubeldia, Odegaard, Merino, Portu, Oyarzabal, Isak

SUBS: Moya, Januzaj, Willian Jose, Sagnan, Espinosa, Barrenetxea, Fuentes

BARCELONA: Ter Stegen, Roberto, Pique, Lenglet, Alba, Busquets, Rakitic, De Jong, Griezmann, Suarez, Messi

SUBS: Neto, Semedo, Alena, Vidal, Umtiti, Perez, Fati

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