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Napoli announce squad for Barcelona clash, WITH Lorenzo Insigne

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The captain is traveling to Barcelona

SSC Napoli v AS Roma - Serie A Photo by Matteo Ciambelli/DeFodi Images via Getty Images

Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne has been named in Gennaro Gattuso’s 23-man squad for Saturday’s Champions League Round of 16 second leg against Barcelona at Camp Nou.

Insigne remains doubtful as he works hard on his recovery from a groin injury suffered against Lazio last week, but the Italian international did take part in significant portions of the last two training sessions and could be fit enough to start on Saturday.

Gattuso has no major issues other than Insigne, although defender Nikola Maksimovic will miss out through injury. His replacement, Kostas Manolas (yes, that one), is healthy and ready to start so Napoli will have their best players available for this one.

If Insigne can’t go despite his best efforts, Mexican forward Hirving Lozano is expected to take his place in the starting XI.