On loan from Fluminense, defender Marlon is included in Barcelona’s UEFA Champions League squad
Barcelona decided to include eight players from their B team in the squad list for this season’s UEFA Champions League.
And one of them is 20-year-old defender Marlon, who’s currently on loan at the Spanish team from Fluminense until the end of the season. The defender was praised by the Spanish press for his performances in friendly matches he played for the first team of Barcelona. Besides Marlon, the other seven B team players included in the Champions League squad are José Aurelio, Wilfrid Kaptoum, Carles Aleñá, Sergi Palencia, Àlex Carbonell, Marc Cardona and José Perdomo Nili. Barcelona debut in the group stage of this season’s Champions League on 13 September, when they face Celtic. Group C also includes Borussia Mönchengladbach and Manchester City.