Champions League - Messi included in Barcelona squad to face Bayern

Lionel Messi has been included in Barcelona's squad for the Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich.

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi (Reuters)

The Argentine forward has been nursing a hamstring injury and, despite taking a full part in Saturday and Sunday's training sessions, is yet to be declared fit by club doctors.

Tito Vilanova has named him in the squad for the trip to Germany to play Bayern Munich.

Javier Mascherano and Carles Puyol miss out through injury, whilst Adriano is suspended for the match.

Squad: Valdes, Pinto, Dani Alves, Pique, Fabregas, Xavi, Villa, Iniesta, Alexis, Messi, Thiago, Dos Santos, Bartra, Sergio, Pedro, Jordi Alba, Montoya, Abidal, Song, Tello, Oier

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