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World Of Football Gets A Rejig With Messi, Alba, Semedo Make A Come Back

Jordi Alba and Nelson Semedo are now part of the FC Barcelona squad that is going to challenge Real Sociedad on Saturday. The left back Alba didn’t feature after suffering a recurrence of his calf knock against Slavia Prague in the start of November.

Portuguese international and the right back Nelson Semedohad been standing for the injured Alba but he too was ruled out for five weeks 23 minutes after Alba pulled up again.

Return of players

Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto made a ceremonial return to La Liga after remaining out fromBarçathat travelled to Milan midweek and clinched their first ever victory over Inter at the San Siro.

AnsuFati and Carles Perez, the goalscoring heroes of that match were rewarded for their spectacular performance. Also, Jean-Clair Todibo and Carles Alena are included in the squad. But keeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen is expected to replace Neto that made his debut in the Italian fashion capital.

Brazilian midfielder Arthur is still suffering from a pubis problem but a rejuvenated Ivan Rakitic hasn’t got a break even after giving excellent performance. He has yet to … Read the rest