Sergio Aguero benched for Manchester City's Champions League clash with Barcelona

Aguero benched for Manchester City's clash with Barcelona

19/10/2016 at 17:42Updated 19/10/2016 at 20:05

Sergio Aguero has been benched for Manchester City's crunch Champions League clash with Barcelona as Pep Guardiola returns to his former club.

City's official Twitter account has posted a graphic of midfielder Kevin De Bruyne occupying the role of lone striker with Aguero on the substitutes' bench.

Nolito, David Silva and Raheem Sterling are positioned behind De Bruyne in Guardiola's line up for the match at the Camp Nou.

For Barcelona, Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez all start for Luis Enrique's side in a predictable line-up.

Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Mascherano, Pique, Umtiti, Alba; Busquets, Iniesta, Rakitic; Messi, Neymar, Suarez. SUBS: Masip, Mathieu, Digne, Arda Turan, Rafinha, Andre Gomes, Paco Alcacer.

Barcelona's XI to face Manchester City

Manchester City: Bravo, Zabaleta, Otamendi, Stones, Kolarov, Fernandinho, Gundogan, Silva, Sterling, Nolito, De Bruyne. SUBS: Caballero, Fernando, Aguero, Maffeo, Clichy, Sane, Navas.

Manchester City's XI to face Barcelona


Neymar, Messi und Suárez

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