Barcelona rest 10 footballers from Catalunya Super Cup tie

Barcelona, Oct 24 (IANS) Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique granted rest to 10 footballers, including attacking trident Luis Suarez, Neymar and Lionel Messi, and left them out of Tuesday’s Catalunya Super Cup final against Espanyol in Tarragona.

Besides the three forwards, Ivan Rakitic, Marc-andre Ter Stegen, Lucas Digne, Javier Mascherano, Sergi Roberto, Sergio Busquets and Samuel Umtiti will have a rest until Thursday, reports Efe.

The 10 footballers did not participate in Monday’s training session.

Enrique will make use of the efforts of his stars in Saturday’s La Liga clash against Granada.

–IANS

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