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Ahead of the new domestic season, Goal.com invites its readers to pick their best XI for the top teams. Now it is the turn of Barcelona...

It has been a productive season in the transfer market for Barcelona so far this summer. Striker David Villa arrived from Valencia before the World Cup and after the footballing extravagenza in South Africa came versatile Brazilian Adriano from Sevilla. Aleksandr Hleb and Martin Caceres returned from their respective loan spells at the end of the 2009-10 season.

On the departure front, both Rafael Marquez and Thierry Henry have left Camp Nou for the New York Red Bulls in the MLS, Dmytro Chygrynskiy has been sold back to Shakhtar Donetsk, Yaya Toure has gone to Manchester City and Keirrison has been farmed out on loan to Brazilian club Santos.

The Blaugrana's campaign is not complete yet, and there are talks of Barca signing defensive midfielder Javier Mascherano from Premier League giants Liverpool. Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic could leave for Milan.

Nevertheless, below is the senior squad from which to choose your Barcelona team. If any further transfers are made, please take these into account also when making your selection.

Goalkeepers: Victor Valdes, Jose Manuel Pinto

Defenders: Martin Caceres, Victor Sanchez, Daniel Alves, Gerard Pique, Carles Puyol, Gabriel Milito, Maxwell, Adriano, Eric Abidal

Midfielders: Aleksandr Hleb, Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Seydou Keita, Sergio Busquets, Jeffren Suarez

Attackers: David Villa, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Lionel Messi, Bojan Krkic, Pedro

Who would be in your Barcelona starting XI? Let us know your team and formation…


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