Messi to return; Pique set for Champions League century

Lionel Messi in Barcelona's squad to play Inter Milan in Champions League

Lionel Messi in Barcelona's squad to play Inter Milan in Champions League

Barca were well on top throughout and despite not holding on to the full three points, Valverde was satisfied by his side's showing.

Barcelona are now top of Group B after winning all of their games in the Champions League, while opponents Inter sit in second - their only defeat coming against the Spanish side.

Messi is recovering from a broken arm suffered last month, and Barca boss Ernesto Valverde has opted to leave the superstar attacker out of the match at the San Siro, sticking with the same starting XI that scraped past Rayo Vallecano 3-2 at the weekend. "We know they will score many goals together again".

Icardi has regularly been linked to the LaLiga giants, who have won the Champions League in each of the past three seasons.

The big news for Barcelona is of course the return of Lionel Messi into the squad.

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"When I left Barcelona and went to Bayern Munich and Manchester City I never asked Messi to come here", said Guardiola ahead of City's game against Southampton on Sunday.

Behind the backline, Marc-Andre ter Stegen is an automatic selection to man the goal.

However, hours later the club announced the travelling squad for the match on Twitter, with his name included - claiming the medical team has given an "all clear" verdict.

Barcelona certainly had the best of what was an open first 45 minutes, and had another opportunity to make the breakthrough just before the break, but Luis Suarez was denied by Handanovic as the two teams headed down the tunnel at 0-0.

Substitute Dembele got Barca out of trouble with a perfectly struck half-volley in the 87th minute after a knockdown by Pique.

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