Without Alcacer, This is the Barcelona Skuat in the Champions League
Barcelona have released a squad that will take coach Ernesto Valverde in the Champions League, Sporting CP opponents on Wednesday (26/09/2017) at home to opponent, Jose Alvalade Stadium, Portugal Agen Bola. In general, Valverde brings all the regular players that are commonly deployed in the Spanish league. Only Pablo Alcacer is seen missing in the squad.
The situation was not the first time experienced by Alcacer. The player is also not included when Barcelona won 3-0 over Juventus, at Camp Nou, 12 September 2017.
Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde, decided not to bring Paco Alcacer for technical reasons. The 53-year coach’s decision was questioned because the Spanish bomber was in a fit state.
In addition to Paco Alcacer, Ousmane Dembele and Rafinha are also absent because they are still struggling with injuries. Arda Turan and Thomas Vermaelen also did not sign Valverde to melakoni action in Portugal.
Since Ernesto Valverde became Barcelona coach, Paco Alcacer has difficulty getting regular minutes playing. He just packed two games and scored one assists in La Liga this season.
Here is a list of Barcelona squad who will play against Sporting CP:
Goalkeepers: Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Jasper Cillessen, Adrian Ortola.
Defender: Nelson Semedo, Gerard Pique, Samuel Umtiti, Javier Mascherano, Jordi Alba, Lucas Digne, Alexi Vidal.
Midfielders: Sergi Roberto, Andres Iniesta, Ivan Rakitic, Sergio Busquets, Paulinho, Andre Gomes.
Attackers: Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Gerard Deulofeu, Denis Suarez.