Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will start on the bench as his side take on Barcelona at the Nou Camp on Wednesday night. Kevin De Bruyne is expected to start in the ‘false nine’ role for the visitors, with Raheem Sterling and Nolito flanking him on the wings, and with David Silva likely to take his usual position through the middle. Meanwhile, Pep Guardiola has gone with a midfield of Fernandinho and Ilkay Gundogan to provide his defence with protection, as he looks to enjoy a successful trip back to his former club in this highly-anticipated Champions League showdown between the pair. As for the hosts, Lionel Messi starts alongside Luis Suarez and Neymar in the familiar and feared attacking trident for the Catalan giants otherwise known as ‘MSN’.
Elsewhere, it will be down to Gerard Pique and Samuel Umtiti to provide a solid base for their side and counter the… Big news from the Nou Camp as @aguerosergiokun drops to the bench and @DeBruyneKev starts up front. #UCL #FCBCity pic.twitter.com/frqgT6Cm8V — BT Sport Football October 19, 2016 Barcelona XI to play Man City: Ter Stegen, Roberto, Pique, Umtiti, Mascherano, Alba, Iniesta, Rakitic, Busquets, Messi, Neymar, Suarez. — Sky Football ?? October 19, 2016