FC Barcelona has landed in Rome where they’ll take on Rudi Garcia’s Roma in the first leg of their group stage in the Champions League.Luis Enrique has taken 20 men to the Italian capital, with defender Gerard Piqué making a return despite remaining suspended in La Liga. Barcelona’s B-team players Gerard Gumbau and José Suárez also made the trip.
Messi’s brothers along with his parents have also made the trip. Rafinha’s father Mazinho was also spotted and it looks like his son will be completing a renewal of his contract shortly.
Luis Enrique’s squad for the Roma game is as follows: Marc-André ter Stegen, Jordi Masip, Gerard Piqué, Ivan Rakitic, Sergio Busquets, Andrés Iniesta, Luis Suárez, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Rafinha, Javier Mascherano, Marc Bartra, Munir, Jordi Alba, Sandro Ramírez, Sergi Roberto, Adriano, Jérémy Mathieu, Gerard Gumbau and José Suárez.
Barça will train this evening at 19:00 in Roma’s Stadio Olimpico, which will host tomorrow evening’s clash. other teams in Barça’s group E are Bayer Leverkusen and BATE Borisov.