Juve omit three stars from UCL squad

UEFA Champions League

Juventus have announced their UEFA Champions League squad for the group stages and there have been some high profile exclusions from the 22-man list.
The Italian giants who are now under new manager with Maurizio Sarri at the helm, currently have 26 players listed in the first-team.
With only 22 spots available to be registered for the Champions League, Germany international Emre Can, Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic and captain Giorgio Chiellini have been ommited.
The 25-year-old Can only joined the Serie A champions from Liverpool in June 2018 but has fallen down the pecking order after the off-season arrivals of Aaron Ramsey and Adrien Rabiot from Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain respectively.
Meanwhile Chiellini misses out because of a long-term knee injury that is likely to keep him out until 2020.
The Bianconeri are in a group with Atletico Madrid, Bayer Leverkusen Lokomotiv Moscow.
Full 22-man list, as per the club's website:
1 Szczesny
2 De Sciglio
4 de Ligt
5 Pjanic
6 Khedira
7 Ronaldo
8 Ramsey
10 Dybala
11 Douglas Costa
12 Alex Sandro
13 Danilo
14 Matuidi
16 Cuadrado
19 Bonucci
21 Higuain
24 Rugani
25 Rabiot
28 Demiral
30 Bentancur
31 Pinsoglio
33 Bernardeschi
77 Buffon