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30.01.2008 20:39

Márquez and Ronaldinho in Cup contention


Ronaldinho and Márquez are both back in the squad for the Cup game against Villarreal after recovering from injury.

The return of Ronaldinho and Márquez is the main talking point of the squad list of 16 names announced by Frank Rijkaard ahead of Thursday’s Cup quarterfinal decider against Villarreal. Sylvinho, Edmílson, Gudjohnsen and Oleguer have not made it onto the list.

Medical green light for Márquez

qm3d8728.jpgClub doctors cleared Rafa Márquez for action on Wednesday. The Mexican picked up a left leg injury in the first leg of the Cup tie last week and was forced to miss the league game against Bilbao at the weekend.

Ronaldinho returns

Meanwhile, Ronaldinho was passed fit on Monday after missing most of the last four weeks with a left knee injury. After an intensive individual recovery programme, he rejoined the squad on Tuesday.
Márquez and Ronaldinho in Cup contention
The squad list
The squad for Thursday’s match against Villarreal is as follows: Valdés, Pinto, Xavi, Iniesta, Puyol, Márquez, Henry, Ronaldinho, Milito, Deco, Messi, Thuram, Abidal, Zambrotta, Bojan and Giovani.

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