He Barcelona football club The group stage of the 2023/24 Champions League begins next Tuesday at the Estadi Olímpic against the Antwerp. The current Belgian League champions, coached by the former Barcelona player Mark Van Bommelis making his debut in the top continental competition, but has not gotten off to a good start for the time being.
By sharing with UEFA the official list of players participating in the Champions League, One of their key players, American left-back Sam Vines, was excluded “due to an administrative error”..
Van Bommel He spoke about it at a press conference: “We didn’t do well. Vines belonged on the list.” We made a mistake and it cannot be corrected“.
“Everyone wants to be on this list, so they are disappointed. “Sam is recovering now and we can’t estimate how long he will be out for, but normally he should be fit during the league,” he added.
The Dutch coach confirmed that he will be there against Barça Toby Alderweireldone of the cornerstones of the Antwerp team and hero of the championship title with the eponymous goal: “He can play.”