Now we know the squad for the second leg of the Champions League last 16 tie at Camp Nou between FC Barcelona and Chelsea at 8.45pm CET. Barça boss Ernesto Valverde named his list following Tuesday’s final training session at the Ciutat Esportiva ahead of the clash which stands between the blaugranes and a place in the last eight of Europe’s premier club competition.
The list is as follows: Ter Stegen, Cillessen, Piqué, Rakitic, Sergio, Iniesta, who has been given the all clear from medical staff, Suárez, Messi, Dembélé, Paulinho, Paco Alcácer, Jordi Alba, Digne, Sergi Roberto, André Gomes, Aleix Vidal, Umtiti and Vermaelen.
The players missing are midfielder Philippe Couthinho who is ineligible after having played in the competition previously for Liverpool and the injured Nélson Semedo and Denis Suárez and Yerry Mina.
The squad trained on Tuesday for the last time at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper ahead of Wednesday’s game. All the available first team players were put through their paces with Aleñá and Ortolà from the B squad also taking part.