Barcelona are reportedly close to landing Nastic midfielder Josep Calavera, hailed as the next Sergio Busquets
Luis Enrique has been handed a huge boost and more options, with the return of some key players to first team training.
Luis Enrique takes his Barcelona side away to face Real Betis without Andres Iniesta and Sergio Busquets with doubts over Sergi Roberto's fitness.
Luis Enrique will be without the key midfield duo of Sergio Busquets and Andres Iniesta as Barcelona host Real Sociedad in the second leg of the Copa del Rey tie.
The Champions continued their cursed run at the Anoeta and were dominated by Real Sociedad who held them to a 1-1 draw
Pep Guardiola was on the look-out for a goalkeeper who could pass with his feet in the summer, with prime target being Marc-Andre ter Stegen, before settling for the other Barcelona goalkeeper
Pep Guardiola tried to woo four Barcelona stars in the summer.
Barcelona manager Luis Enrique is expected to freshen up his squad ahead of a pivotal league clash against Valencia on Sunday.
Arsenal are coming off an unimpressive FA Cup draw against Hull City, while Barcelona saw off Las Palmas' challenge in La Liga. Key players were rested by either side at the weekend, and will be raring to go in the crucial first-leg of this much-anticipated Champions League Round of 16 tie.
Speaking ahead of FC Barcelona's first home game of the 2015-16 La Liga season against Malaga, manager Luis Enrique revealed that Neymar is fit to make the matchday squad after recovering from mumps.