Following this morning’s training session in Vinovo, Massimiliano Allegri has named a 19-man travelling party for Tuesday’s Champions League Group D contest away to Barcelona at the Camp Nou (20.45 CEST kick-off).
Absent from the list are Giorgio Chiellini, who is working towards a full recovery from injury, Sami Khedira and Claudio Marchisio, who were unavailable for Saturday’s win against Chievo, while Benedikt Höwedes and Mario Mandzukic are also out of action.
German defender Höwedes, having commenced preparations with the Bianconeri later than the rest of the squad, is undergoing a personalised training regime. Meanwhile, Croatian striker Mandzukic is out of the Camp Nou clash after picking up a knock against Chievo that caused a previous tear wound, sustained on international duty against Kosovo, to flare up again.
The Tuscan tactician's matchday squad is as follows: