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.

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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