Iniesta recently had a tear in his left hamstring during one of Barca's matches against Real Madrid during the Copa del Rey. Xavi recently suffered an injury in his right leg, which has prevented him from participating in Barca matches.
Without these midfielders, FC Barcelona encounters a difficult situation, including inconsistencies in play on both defense and offense. What current midfielders could be used to substitute for Xavi and Iniesta this season?
What about midfielders that could substitute for Xavi and Iniesta during the summer transfer window? The majority of the midfielders with potential for Barca are young (between 18 and 21) and come from Brazil.
Check out the slide show, and discuss who could substitute for Xavi and Iniesta.