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Player ratings from Barcelona's 3-0 Super Cup win over Sevilla

Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan

Lionel Messi stars from midfield while Lucas Digne and Samuel Umtiti impress on their Camp Nou debuts. Oh, and Arda Turan netted twice.

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We rate the Barca team as they cruised past Sevilla to lift the Spanish Super Cup.

Claudio Bravo 8

A fitting way to depart if the rumours linking him with Pep Guardiola and Manchester City are true. Bravo was superb in possession throughout, displaying a playmakers passing range, but his penalty save from Vicente Iborra will grab the headlines.

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Aleix Vidal 6

An effective attacking threat with his well-timed forward bursts in the first-half, Vidal’s first-time, on-the-run lay-off set up Messi for an early sighter. The converted full-back still lacks the innate positional intelligence required to excel at the top level, however, caught square on and narrow during a number of Sevilla counters.

Javier Mascherano 6

Solid and well positioned yet again. A calming presence alongside debutant Umtiti until he limped off with an apparent muscle injury late on.

Samuel Umtiti 7

Gave away the penalty after Joaquin Correa’s shot struck the youngster’s wayward arm late in the first-half. However, Umtiti grew into the game, displaying composure in possession and a willingness to take charge in testing situations. In short, everything Barca need at the back.

Lucas Digne 7 (substituted after 63 minutes)

Another impressive display after his solid debut in the first leg. Digne proved his attacking credentials throughout with a number of testing deliveries, assisting the third goal with an inviting, floating cross. He increasingly appears an astute addition.

Sergio Busquets 8 (substituted after 73 minutes)

Masterful from the metronomic midfielder. A constant outlet, Busquets dictated the play from deep, held off the Sevilla press with effortless ease and threaded a number of attack-starting passes between the lines. He also showcased his underrated defensive nous, winning possession back on numerous occasions.

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Denis Suarez 6 (substituted after 73 minutes)

Neat and tidy rather than spectacular, Suarez is still settling in his new, demanding environment. One air shot from an inviting position in the first-half, the youngster’s excitement got the better of him at times but Suarez should play an important role in the first-team this season.

Andre Gomes 7

Not quite the driving, one-man hurricane that dominated midfields on occasion at Valencia, Gomes took a more reserved role against Sevilla, recycling possession intelligently. Displayed impressive link-play in the build up to the opener.

Lionel Messi 9 Man of the Match

Outstanding. Messi may be a different player these days but he is no less brilliant. His sublime header will don the backpages but Messi’s balance, composure and sublime passing range showcased his evolution into a peerless playmaker. Created the first goal among numerous other openings.

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Munir 7

Barely got a chance to add his name to the scoresheet but Munir continues to look sharp in the season’s early stages. Constantly drifting in behind the defence, the 20-year-old linked play intelligently in the second half and constantly arrived in goalscoring positions only for the final pass to go astray or to another team-mate.

Arda Turan 8

His finest performance in a Barcelona shirt. The former Atletico schemer showed tantalising glimpses of his best, displaying new-found confidence to slot home the opener early on before ingeniously lobbing Sergio Rico, albeit via a slight deflection, after the interval. Should have sealed a hat-trick but chipped wastefully over, however.

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Jordi Alba 6 (came on after 63 minutes)

No real impact but Alba’s return to the first-team will be welcomed by everyone at the Camp Nou. However, Digne’s performance means the flying full-back will have to work for his place.

Sergi Samper 6 (came on after 73 minutes)

Barca were keen to give the 21-year-old possession at every opportunity, easing him into the game. Samper responded with an assured display.

Ivan Rakitic 5 (came on after 73 minutes)

Introduced to see the game out.

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