PHOTOS: Barcelona squad arrive in London without Coutinho - FCNaija
Champions League By: Ambrose Udeme | 19/02/2018
Ahead of their first leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 fixture on Tuesday against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, the Catalunya club have confirmed the arrival of Ernesto Valverde's 21 man squad have arrived in London with their big money signing Philippe Coutinho.
All 20 first team players available will be made the trip, plus Barca B goalkeeper Adria Ortola.
Philippe Coutinho was not part of the squad because, having already played in the Champions League this season for Liverpool, he is ineligible to appear for Barca in the tournament.
Fullback Nelson Semedo is suspended for yellow card accumulation. Thomas Vermaelen, however, has been declared fit and was given the green light.
Here is the full list:
Barcelona squad: Ter Stegen, Cillessen, Ortola, Pique, Rakitic, Sergio, Denis Suarez, Iniesta, Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi, Dembele, Paulinho, Paco Alcacer, Jordi Alba, Digne, Sergi Roberto, Andre Gomes, Aleix Vidal, Umtiti, Yerry Mina, Vermaelen.