Barcelona manager Xavi will be missing his four Barcelona players ahead of their quarter-final second leg of the UEFA Europa League encounter with Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday night at Nou Camp.

The La Liga giants fought back to secure a 1-1 draw in the opening leg of the clash at the Deutsche Bank Park last week former Manchester City forward Ferran Torres levelled the score in the 66 minutes of the clash in Germany.

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Barcelona’s only hopes for silverware this season will decide on Thursday night as Xavi will not need the services of Ansu Fati, Sergi Roberto and Samuel Umtiti through injury, while Dani Alves, who is not eligible to play in the Europa League.

The Catalan club have been been boosted by the return of both Sergino Dest and Memphis Depay following fitness issues, while Gerard Pique has been included in the squad despite suffering a groin problem in Germany last week, which ruled former Manchester United defender out of Sunday’s 3-1 La Liga win over Levante.

However, the 24 man list has been released via Barcelona’s Twitter handle for the crucial home clash with the Bundesliga outfit.

Barceloma have won just once at home in Europe this season, edging Dynamo Kiev 1-0 during their failed Champions League group-stage campaign.

Whoever emerges victorious at the Camp Nou will play either Lyon or West Ham United in the semi-final

 

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