The squad for the game against Real Madrid

The squad for the game against Real Madrid

Ernesto Valverde has announced the 19 players called up for the match this Wednesday at the Camp Nou (9.00pm CET)

The Copa del Rey semi-final first leg is upon us, and Ernesto Valverde has announced the list of 19 players called up for the fixture against Real Madrid.

They are: Ter Stegen, N. Semedo, Piqué, I. Rakitic, Sergio, Coutinho, Arthur, Suárez, Messi, Malcom, Lenglet, Murillo, Jordi Alba, Boateng, S. Roberto, Aleñá, Vidal, Vermaelen and Iñaki Peña.

Todibo and Samper are out for tactical reasons, whilst Dembélé, Rafinha, Cillessen and Umtiti are injured. 

Last session with available players

On Tuesday, the team trained for the final time before the second El Clásico of the campaign. They worked out on the Tito Vilanova pitch of the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, with Ousmane Dembele joining the main group and Iñaki Peña (Barça B) as well as Arnau Tenas (U19A) making up the numbers.

Força Barça
Força Barça
Close article