Official Barca squad vs Sevilla revealed: Prince IN, Messi OUT
Barcelona announce the official squad to face Sevilla in the Copa del Rey.
Ernesto Valverde's selection for the first leg of the Copa del Rey tie against Sevilla:
Interestingly, Lionel Messi and Sergio Busquets have been left out of the squad while the club's newest signing Kevin-Prince Boateng has been included.
The first winter signing Jeison Murillo is suspended for one game after picking up his second yellow card in the Copa del Rey in the game against Levante.
Ousmane Dembele continues his recovery process along Rafinha, Samuel Umtiti and Sergi Samper.
Two Barcelona B players Riqui Puig and Oriol Busquets have been summoned to complete the squad that will travel to Sevilla on Wednesday afternoon to face the Andalusians at 21:30 CET at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.
Many Barcelona fans got quite excited after seeing the squad list:
We’re going without Messi and Dembélé! This is going to be so interesting!— totalBarça (@totalBarca) January 22, 2019
NO MESSI? NO BUSQUETS?— adil (@Barca19stats) January 22, 2019
Te quiero Valverde! pic.twitter.com/qLL9JPegSY
(NO MESSI? NO BUSQUETS? I love you Valverde!)
Who should start against Sevilla?