FC Barcelona numbers released for Champions League 2015/16 http://t.co/ACnJjuycGh pic.twitter.com/jVcf3XQD2N— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) September 2, 2015
Fútbol Club Barcelona has named 28 players for the UEFA Champions League group stage, and has also released their kit numbers. One slight change is Sandro Ramírez, who had initially picked the number 16 kit, changed his mind and is going with the #19 shirt for the rest of the season. Numbers 7, 16 and 22 are open for Arda Turan and Aleix Vidal, who can't be registered until the knockout rounds, if the Blaugrana reach that stage.
Six Barcelona B players have also been registered, with 2 on them on the main list. The full list, along with shirt numbers, is this:
Goalkeepers: 1. Marc-André ter Stegen, 13. Claudio Bravo, 25. Jordi Masip, 31. José Suárez (B-List)
Defenders: 2. Douglas Pereira, 3. Gerard Piqué, 6. Dani Alves, 14. Javier Mascherano, 15. Marc Bartra, 18. Jordi Alba, 21. Adriano Correia, 23. Thomas Vermaelen, 24. Jérémy Mathieu, 30. Alejandro Grimaldo (B-List)
Midfielders: 4. Ivan Rakitic, 5. Sergio Busquets, 8. Andrés Iniesta, 12. Rafinha Alcântara, 20. Sergi Roberto, 26. Sergi Samper (B-List), 27. Juan Cámara, 28. Gerard Gumbau, 29. David Babunski (B-List)
Forwards: 9. Luis Suárez, 10. Lionel Messi, 11. Neymar Jr., 17. Munir El-Haddadi, 19. Sandro Ramírez
Barça begin their quest to back-to-back Champions League trophies on September 16th, in Rome against AS Roma.