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Messi, Neymar, Suarez to be part of Barca's US tour

IANS  |  Barcelona 

Spanish football giants FC Barcelona's trio of Lionel Messi, and Luis Suarez will be part of the team's United States tour for the International Champions Cup, the tournament organisers announced.

The Catalan giants head to the US next week, espnfc reported, ahead of their three games against Juventus, Manchester United and Real Madrid.

The team will also have the likes of Andres Iniesta, Gerard Pique and Ivan Rakitic besides the three star attractions.

Barca though will be without the services of goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen and midfielder Andre Gomes, who both will take time off after playing the Confederations Cup.

The full squad:

Goalkeepers: Jasper Cillessen, Adrian Ortola

Defenders: Gerard Pique, Jordi Alba, Lucas Digne, Samuel Umtiti, Aleix Vidal, Marlon Santos, Douglas, Thomas Vermaelen, Marc Cucurella, Sergi Palencia

Midfielders: Sergio Busquets, Javier Mascherano, Andres Iniesta, Ivan Rakitic, Rafinha, Arda Turan, Denis Suarez, Sergi Roberto, Sergi Samper, Carles Alena

Forwards: Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez, Paco Alcacer, Munir El Haddadi, Gerard Deulofeu.

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First Published: Wed, July 12 2017. 14:54 IST
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