Kelvin Prince Boateng included in Barcelona squad to face Lyon

Published on: 13 March 2019

Ghanaian International Kelvin Prince Boateng has being included in FC Barcelona squad to face Lyon.

After leading the last preparatory session, prior to the European duel, Ernesto Valverde has announced the list of summoned to receive Bruno Génésio and face the second leg of the eighth-finals of the maximum continental competition.

This Tuesday, the players of the Football Club Barcelona were mentalizing, once again, facing the European duel that they will live against Olympique de Lyon, in which they will have to put all their efforts to obtain the ticket of the quarterfinals.

After directing the last preparatory session prior to the match, in which all the available players have been exercised, with Ousmane Dembélé included and the goalkeeper of the subsidiary directed by Francisco Javier García Pimienta, Iñaki Peña, Ernesto Valverde has announced the list of called to receive those of Bruno Génésio at the Camp Nou. Marc-André ter Stegen, Nélson Semedo, Gerard Piqué, Ivan Rakitić, Philippe Coutinho, Arthur Melo, Luis Suárez, Leo Messi, Ousmane Dembélé, Jasper Cillessen, Malcom Oliveira, Clément Lenglet, Jeison Murillo, Jordi Alba, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Sergi Roberto, Arturo Vidal, Samuel Umtiti and Carles Aleñá, have been chosen to form a list of guarantees, of which Ernesto Valverde will have to discard two players before the ball rolls.

On the other hand, the discarded ones have been Jean-Clair Todibo by technical decision and Rafinha Alcántara and Thomas Vermaelen by injury .

In this way, the French striker, Ousmane Dembélé , will be available to face a Olympique de Lyon who arrives confident and with the illusion by flag , after having hit a fright with some annoyances that he began to notice after contesting the league commitment in which they faced the Rayo Vallecano of Madrid.

With the result obtained in the first leg at Groupama Stadium, the appointment that will take place this Wednesday in the Barça fief will be key in the future of both teams and therefore, both FC Barcelona and Olympique Lyon will be credited to the epic to get ahead between so much competition. The Barça fief will witness one of the best fights and confidence is not missing in the team of Ernesto Valverde.