Luis Enrique warns Barcelona against complacency

Barcelona Manager Luis Enrique

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Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has warned his squad against complacency as they prepare to take on third-tier side Huesca in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday.

The Blaugrana head into the tie on the back of good form which has seen them win five on the bounce in all competitions, conceding just twice in that run.

Enrique’s side are keen to secure at least one piece of silverware this season after failing to claim anything under Gerardo Martino last term.

Barca, who are priced at 7.00 to win the Champions League, will travel to the west of Spain to face Huesca at Estadio El Alcoraz as they bid to try and advance to the fifth round.

The Catalan giants have some big games on the horizon as they take on city rivals Espanyol at the weekend before facing Paris Saint-Germain next week in the Champions League.

Enrique, 44, looks set to rotate his squad for the upcoming Copa del Rey game but has warned the fringe players not to underestimate the opposition.

Enrique said: “Tomorrow’s game against Huesca is a good chance to watch some players who are not having much playing time this season.
“Huesca will be tough opponents and we have to take the game as seriously as we can.

“It will be a unique occasion for Huesca. We are planning not to be the ones who are surprised.”

Young forward Munir El Haddadi, playmaker Rafinha, full-back Douglas and back-up goalkeeper Jordi Masip are all expected to be handed chances in the first leg.

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