Andres Iniesta has been ruled out of this week’s Champions League game at Milan, Barcelona have confirmed.
The midfield talent picked up an injury in the 4-0 win over Real Zaragoza at the weekend and he won’t be risked at San Siro.
Iniesta sustained a bruised thigh on Saturday – enough of a knock to see him omitted from Pep Guardiola’s squad.
Barca are also without Adriano Correia, Ibrahim Afellay and Daniel Alves.
Milan and Barcelona have already qualified for the last 16 stage of the competition.
They are now just fighting for first place in the group, a position Barca currently hold by two points over the San Siro giants.