Carlos Puyol, Gerard Pique and Marc Bartra are all out of the Barcelona squad for Wednesday's Copa del Rey final against Real Madrid.
boss Barcelona has confirmed his squad for Wednesday's Gerardo Martino final against Copa del Rey at the Mestalla. Real Madrid
Despite suggestions that
would be available, the veteran centre-back has not made the trip. Fellow centre-backs Carlos Puyol and Gerard Pique , meanwhile, have also not travelled due to injury. Marc Bartra
As a result,
or Alex Song are expected to be deployed in central defence alongside Argentine international Sergio Busquets . Javier Mascherano
Martino, however, has a clean bill of health in forward positions.
Full squad: Pinto, Oier; Montoya, Adriano, Alves, Alba, Mascherano; Song, Busquets, Xavi, Iniesta, Fabregas, Roberto; Afellay, Tello, Sanchez, Pedro, Messi, Neymar
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