Published On: Wed, Feb 19th, 2014

AC Milan announce squad for Atletico Madrid Champions League Tie

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AC Milan-Atletico-Madrid have announced their squad for Wednesday’s Champions League Last 16 contest against at the San Siro.

Perhaps the biggest surprise is the inclusion of Brazilian midfielder , who many expected to miss the tie because of an ankle injury.

Colombia international has not been included in the squad due to a thigh injury.

’s men currently sit ninth in Serie A, but are the only Italian representatives left in the Champions League.

Complete squad list:

Goalkeepers: Christian Abbiati; Marco Amelia; Ferdinando Coppola

Defenders: Ignazio Abate; Daniele Bonera; Kevin Constant; Mattia De Sciglio; Philippe Mexes; Cristian Zaccardo; Adil Rami

Midfielders: Nigel De Jong; Urby Emanuelson; Michael Essien; Kaka; Andrea Poli

Forwards: Mario Balotelli; Giampaolo Pazzini; Andrea Petagna; Adel Taarabt

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