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Champions League By: Ayodeji Tunde | 19/02/2018

FC Naija

Lionel Messi and his Barcelona teammates have enjoyed a feel of Stamford Bridge ahead of their Champions League showdown with Chelsea.

Ernesto Valverde has named 21 players to the squad; as Barçelona faces Chelsea on Tuesday night in the UEFA Champions round of 16 

 All 20 first team players made the trip to London, plus Barça B goalkeeper Adrià Ortolá. 

Philippe Coutinho is absent having already played in the Champions League this season for Liverpool, he is ineligible to appear for Barça in the tournament. 

Fullback Nelson Semedo is suspended for yellow card accumulation. Thomas Vermaelen, however, has been declared fit and gets the green light.