Arsenal notched up their eleventh victory on a trot in all competitions, when they defeated Sporting Lisbon 1-0 in the UEFA Europa League on Thursday.
Aaron Ramsey returns to the starting lineup for Arsenal as the Gunners take on Sporting CP in a UEFA Europa League tie.
Barcelona are reportedly interested in Jovane Cabral, with Sporting CP lining up a new contract for the youngster in order to increase his buyout clause.
Premier League giants Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly monitoring Sporting Lisbon winger Gelson Martins
Manchester United have reportedly stepped up their pursuit of Sporting CP starlet Rafael Leao, who is being chased by Manchester City and Real Madrid.
Barcelona cruised to an easy 2-0 victory over Sporting Lisbon at Camp Nou, with the goals coming from Paco Alcacer and Sporting's Jeremy Mathieu.
Samuel Umtiti is set for a long spell on the sidelines but Valverde has recalled a couple of players as Barcelona take on Sporting in UEFA Champions League.
Barcelona welcome Portuguese giants Sporting CP to the Camp Nou tonight for their final game of Group D.
Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly urged Real Madrid president Florentino Perez to sign William Carvalho from Sporting Lisbon.
Ernesto Valverde has no fresh injury concerns on his hands as Barcelona travel to Estadio Jose Alvalade to take on Sporting Lisbon on Wednesday.