NEWS
Sunday February 17 2019
Samuel Umtiti named in Barcelona squad to face Lyon

Barcelona have named defender Samuel Umtiti in their Champions League squad to face Lyon on Tuesday night. 

The French international has struggled with a knee injury for the majority of the 2018-19 campaign, and he has not played since the draw with Atletico Madrid on November 24th 2018.

However he returned to first team training at the start of February, and Ernesto Valverde has selected him for the 21 man squad to travel to France to face his former side. 

Belgian international Thomas Vermaelen has been ruled out with a knee injury of his own, but other than that, Valverde has no fresh injury concerns.

GOALKEEPERS: Cillessen, Pena, Ezkieta

DEFENDERS: Semedo, Roberto, Umtiti, Pique, Murillo, Lenglet, Alba, Wague

MIDFIELDERS: Boateng, Rakitic, Busquets, Alena, Coutinho, Vidal

FORWARDS: Suarez, Messi, Dembele, Malcom, 

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