Luis Enrique left with very little option in defense lineup

enriqueNext week Saturday, FC Barcelona will welcome Malaga for the Week 12 La Liga match which will kick off by 4:15 pm CET. Malaga is a less tougher opponent for Barca which should leave Luis Enrique less worried ahead of the next Lal Liga clash. But the reality is that Luis Enrique is more troubled than he should be because of the state of his defense lineup.

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Luis Enrique will bench Mascherano for Umtiti to play against Man City

Now Sergi Roberto and Jordi Alba will occupy the right and left back for Barcelona in the next Champions League match on Wednesday. The center back will certainly be among Gerard Pique, Javier Mascherano and Samuel Umtiti. Of course, Pique does not have to fight for a place because he’s the no.1 man at the defence lineup. Now the contest will be between Umtiti and Mascherano.

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Video: The final training session with only two absent ahead of Celta clash

training sessionThe first team under the supervision of Luis Enrique have had their final workout that prepares them for the Sunday game against Celta Vigo. All first team players were available for the session except Lionel Messi and Samuel Umtiti who are still in the recovery precess from sustained injury.[VIDEO BELOW]

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Luis Enrique’s ultimate plan includes Messi and Umtiti ahead of Manchester City clash

18 man squadThe Champions League game for FC Barcelona will be against Manchester City. It will be one of the most anticipated group stage game in the competition. However, the coaching crew and staff will try to make sure the entire team goes into the game in a perfect condition. The technical team maintains that if Barca can beat Pep Guardiola’s side, then they’re on the verge of securing a top spot in Group C of the UCL.

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Umtiti: If Barca wins the Champions League, I’ll go blond

samuel umtitiOf all Barca’s new signing, Samuel Umtiti have being very outstanding. The former Lyon captain have being consistent in the lineup of Luis Enrique and his role in the first team is beginning to be of great relevance to the team. The central defender spoke to Cadena SER radio which he talked on the main reason of his success in the team.

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