Thomas Vermaelen will have his sights set on featuring for Barcelona following the international break after recovering from injury.
Ernesto Valverde has named the fit-again Samuel Umtiti in a 21-man squad that will travel to France to face Lyon in the Champions League.
Barcelona are likely to be without Thomas Vermaelen for their next five matches after he suffered a calf injury.
Barcelona have been linked with pursuits of new strikers and centre-backs, and Ernesto Valverde is not against making mid-season signings.
A new defender could arrive at Barcelona in January following Thomas Vermaelen's hamstring injury, according to Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Barcelona have been dealt another defensive injury blow, with Thomas Vermaelen joining Samuel Umtiti on the sidelines.
Roma defender Thomas Vermaelen has swelling in his left calf that will be evaluated on a daily basis.