Ernesto Valverde names 22 players for the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals
As the UEFA Champions League returns, Barça are heading to Old Trafford in Manchester England for the first leg of the quarter-finals, set for Wednesday at 9.00pm CEST. Here is the squad list for the trip to Manchester.
Ter Stegen, N. Semedo, Piqué, I. Rakitic, Sergio, Todibo, Coutinho, Arthur, Suárez, Messi, O. Dembélé, Malcom, Lenglet, Murillo, Jordi Alba, Prince, S. Roberto, Vidal, Umtiti, Aleñá, Iñaki Peña.
Vermaelen is out with discomfort in his left leg. O. Dembélé is in the squad, but does not have medical clearance. Todibo is travelling with the team despite not being registered for the Champions League. Carles Aleñá will wear the number 26, the number he was initially registered with for this season's Champions League.
Barça trained on Monday following Saturday night's 2-0 win over Atlético Madrid at Camp Nou. All available players took part plus the Barça B players Iñaki Peña, Morer, and Abel Ruiz. The team will fly to Manchester on Tuesday morning and will train at Old Trafford at 6pm local time.