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Guardiola names Sergi Roberto in Barcelona squad: The youngster who rejected Real Madrid

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola had no doubts including Sergi Roberto in his squad for tonight's Champions League clash at Real Madrid.

The 19 year-old was shocked by his call-up yesterday, Guardiola turning to him over injury concerns for Andres Iniesta.

Roberto signed for Barca as a 14 year-old from Nastic, having turned down an offer from Real Madrid in the process.

A stylish midfielder, Roberto is regarded by many at Barca as a better prospect at the same age as Xavi, Iniesta and Thiago Alcantara.

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