AFP ANDER GILLENEA
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman announced today, Tuesday, his squad to face his host Rayo Vallecano, in the 16th round of the King’s Cup football tournament on Wednesday.
And the Argentine list included Lionel Messi, returning to the Catalan team, after the end of his two-match ban for being sent off in the Spanish Super Final against Athletic Bilbao.
On the other hand, American Sergio Dest was absent from the list due to his suffering from muscle pain in his right thigh, according to an official statement published by Barcelona.
Barcelona’s list included 20 players, as follows:
“Stegen, Araujo, Busquets, Griezmann, Pjanic, Braithwaite, Messi, Dembele, Puig, Neto, Lenglet, Pedri, Trinkau, Jordi Alba, De Young, Umtiti, Junior Verbo, Alex Moriba, Menguiza and Tenas”.