Squad announced for the Copa del Rey first leg at Athletic Bilbao
Messi, Suárez and Bravo all left out of the team that travels to the Basque Country along with the injured Rafinha, Jordi Alba and Mathieu
11:00PM Tuesday 19 Jan
Luis Enrique has named his eighteen players for Wednesday night’s Copa del Rey match against Athletic Club (9.00pm CET) in Bilbao, and it is as follows: Ter Stegen, Masip, Douglas, Piqué, Rakitic, Sergio, Dani Alves, Arda Turan, Iniesta, Neymar Jr, Mascherano, Bartra, Munir, Sandro, Sergi Roberto, Adriano, Aleix Vidal, Vermaelen.
That means that Bravo, Suárez and Messi will all miss the trip to San Mamés, in addition to the injured Jordi Alba, Rafinha and Mathieu.