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By ESPN Staff
Aug 15, 2014

Claudio Bravo to start as Barca No. 1

Claudio Bravo will begin the season as Barcelona goalkeeper after Marc-Andre ter Stegen was ruled out for up to three weeks with injury.

- Toe Poke: Bravo howler on Barca debut

The two summer signings are vying for the No. 1 spot after the departure of Victor Valdes but Chile international Bravo is set to take his place in the side when Barca host Elche in La Liga on Aug. 24.

A statement on Barca's official website said former Borussia Monchengladbach keeper ter Stegen would be out for two to three weeks after sustaining a back injury on Monday.

Bravo, meanwhile, told RAC1 that he had made the switch from Real Sociedad this summer expecting to be Luis Enrique's first-choice keeper.

"I'm relaxed because the manager asked for my transfer," he said, according to Sport. "Who will start? I always think I'll play. It's true ter Stegen arrived first, but you can also see who brought me here."

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