Javier Mascherano is out of the Barcelona squad to play Roma in the Champions League due to injury.

The Catalans confirm a bruised thigh from El Clasico has forced the Argentine’s absence, joining Rafinha and Douglas on the injured list.

Sergi Samper has been added to Luis Enrique’s squad as a result, while third-choice goalkeeper Jordi Masip and young forward Sandro Ramirez are both left out.

Barcelona squad to play Roma:

Ter Stegen, Bravo, Pique, Rakitic, Busquets, Alves, Iniesta, Suarez, Messi, Neymar, Bartra, Munir, Alba, Sergi Roberto, Adriano, Vermaelen, Mathieu, Samper

Tags Javier Mascherano Roma