Squad named for Tottenham vs Barça Champions League clash

Squad named for Tottenham vs Barça Champions League clash

Barça manager Ernesto Valverde named 20 players who will make the trip north to London

FC Barcelona return to UEFA Champions League action this week and, in doing so, will also return to hallowed ground — Wembley Stadium in London, England. That’s where Barça won its first European Cup in 1992 and also where they’ll take on Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday night. Kickoff is at 9.00pm CEST.

Barça manager Ernesto Valverde released the names of 20 players who will make the trip to London:

1. Marc-André ter Stegen, 2. Nélson Semedo, 3. Gerard Piqué, 4. Ivan Rakitic, 5. Sergio Busquets, 6. Denis Suárez, 7. Philippe Coutinho, 8. Arthur Melo, 9. Luis Suárez, 10. Leo Messi, 11. Ousmane Dembélé, 12. Rafinha, 13. Jasper Cillessen, 15. Clément Lenglet, 18. Jordi Alba, 19. Munir El Haddadi, 22. Arturo Vidal, 24. Thomas Vermaelen, 27. Juan Miranda, 30. Iñaki Peña

Left out due to coach’s decision are Malcom, Sergi Samper, and Carles Aleñá.

Sergi Roberto is out with an injury and Samuel Umtiti is suspended.

Second to last training session

The team trained on Monday morning in Barcelona and will fly to London on Tuesday morning. The team will hold its final pre-game workout on the field at Wembley on Tuesday evening at 7.00pm CEST (6.00pm local time).

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