Xavi has opted for five changes to his starting line up for Barcelona’s La Liga clash with Elche.
Elche head to the Camp Nou in a clash between top and bottom sides in the Spanish top flight, with the hosts looking to extend their title advantage to 15 points overnight, via a win.
Injuries have impacted Xavi’s options for the clash with experience the calling card in defence as Marcos Alonso and Jordi Alba are both drafted into the starting XI.
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The big news for the home side is Xavi playing Eric Garcia in a central midfield role, despite the Spanish international only featuring in a bit part role this season.
Xavi has backed the former Manchester City defender to thrive in his new position after confirming it has been a long term consideration at the club.
There are also changes in attack, with the fit again Ansu Fati picked to start, alongside the returning Ferran Torres.
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