NEWS
Thursday January 11 2018
Line-ups: Barca-Celta (1-1 agg.)

Javier Mascherano could make his final appearance for Barcelona tonight against Celta Vigo in the Copa del Rey last 16.

Mascherano has reportedly agreed a move to China, and the Argentine defender could be given a farewell in front of the Camp Nou faithful, with Thomas Vermaelen rested.

Elsewhere for Barca, Nelson Semedo comes in at right-back, Sergio Busquets returns as their midfield pivot and Ousmane Dembele makes way for Andre Gomes.

Celta, meanwhile, possess one of the better records against the Catalans, winning four and drawing three of their last 17 meetings.

Furthermore, Coach Juan Carlos Unzue is unbeaten in his two games against his former club, with both sides tied at 1-1 from the first leg.

Barcelona: Cillessen; Semedo, Pique, Mascherano, Alba; Rakitic, Busquets, Iniesta; Gomes, Messi, Suarez

Subs: Ter Stegen, Dembele, Paulinho, Digne, Sergi Roberto, Vermaelen, Arnaiz

Celta Vigo: Sergio; Mallo, Sergi Gomez, Fontas, Jonny; Wass, Lobotka, Jozabed; Aspas, Maxi, Sisto

Subs: Ruben, Radoja, Tucu, Mor, Cabral, Roncaglia, Brais

Referee: Hernandez Hernandez

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