Ernesto Valverde names his squad for the last 16 Copa del Rey away leg on Thursday, kick off at 9.30pm CET
The Copa del Rey is back and Ernesto Valverde’s team visit Levante in the first leg of their last 16 tie. The game kicks off at 9.30pm CET in the Ciutat de València stadium on Thursday and the Barça boss named his 18 man squad following training on Wednesday.
The list is as follows: Ter Stegen, Semedo, Sergio, Denis Suárez, Coutinho, Arthur, O. Dembélé, Cillessen, Malcom, Lenglet, Murillo, S. Roberto, Aleñá, Vidal, Miranda, Riqui Puig, Chumi and Wague. The likes of tècnica Piqué, I. Rakitic, Suárez, Messi, Jordi Alba and Munir are all rested whilst Rafinha, Samper, Umtiti and Vermaelen are all missing due to injury.
Final session before the Cup
On Wednesday the squad carried out their final session ahead of the game against Levante. The first team players worked out at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper with Chumi, Wague, O. Busquets, Collado, Riqui Puig and Mujica from Barça B also taking part.