Bravo, Alves and Mascherano out of Barcelona squad for Valencia clash

Barcelona, Feb 3 (IANS) Chilean goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, Brazilian Dani Alves and Argentine Javier Mascherano are out of the Barcelona squad for the first leg of the Copa del Rey semi-finals against Valencia on Wednesday.

Besides the three footballers, who are regularly included in the squad of coach Luis Enrique, forward Sandro Ramirez and Brazilian defender Douglas will also be absent from Wednesday’s clash, reports Efe.

The 18-player squad of Barcelona includes Marc-André Ter Stegen, Jordi Masip, Gerard Pique, Ivan Rakitic, Sergio Busquets, Arda Turan, Andres Iniesta, Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi, Neymar Jr, Marc Bartra, Munir, Jordi Alba, Sergi Roberto, Adriano Correia, Aleix Vidal, Thomas Vermaelen and Jeremy Mathieu.

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