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BARCELONA SQUAD ANNOUNCED FOR MADRID GAME BUT INIESTA MISSES OUT

Barcelona’s squad for the clash against Real Madrid tomorrow has been announced this evening by the Coach Ernesto Valverde.

Notable absentee is captain Andres Iniesta Lujan. He misses out due to injury he suffered on Sunday during the first leg.

The coach has summoned 19 players for the operation come back in Bernabeau.

Barça will play Real Madrid on Wednesday at 11.00pm CET and have called up the following players: Ter Stegen, Cillessen, Semedo, Piqué, Rakitic, Sergio, Denis Suárez, Suárez, Messi, Mascherano, Deulofeu, Paco Alcácer, Jordi Alba, Digne, Sergi Roberto, André Gomes, Aleix Vidal, Umtiti and Aleñá (26).

Also missing out due to injury are Rafinha and Thomas Vermaleen. But Arda Turan, Marlon, Samper, Munir and Douglas have been left out by the coach.

Barcelona trained today ahead of the match with pre-conference by Ernesto Valverde and Sergio Busquets, the training session saw all the available first team players and Barça B’s Ezkieta and Aleñá take part. Andrés Iniesta and Thomas Vermaelen worked out separately. The training session was open to the media for the first fifteen minutes while the squad warmed-up.

Barcelona lost 1-3 to their Arch rivals in front of their home fans at the Camp Nou on Sunday and they are expected to put up a spirit performance to try a come back when the two sides clash again tomorrow in the Spanish capital.

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