Luis Enrique is optimistic heading into the new season after watching his Barcelona team dismantle Sevilla to clinch the Spanish Super Cup.
Barcelona made short work of Sevilla in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup, with Lionel Messi and Arda Turan as standout performers.
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez confirmed Claudio Bravo will play in Saturday's La Liga opener, but said he may not remain at the club.
Javier Mascherano will miss Barcelona's La Liga opener against Real Betis after injuring his hamstring in Wednesday's Super Cup win against Sevilla.
Barcelona's new signings shone in their Spanish Super Cup victory over Sevilla, securing Luis Enrique his eighth title in his two years in charge.
Arda Turan scored twice as Barcelona eased to a 3-0 second-leg win against Sevilla to secure the Spanish Super Cup by a 5-0 aggregate final.