Defenders Carles Puyol and Gaby Milito have both been named in the squad that will travel to Madrid for Wednesday’s Champions League semi final first leg.
With Maxwell out after not yet recovering from a hernia, there are 17 first team players on the
list, including Puyol and Milito, who are joined the three B team youngsters Thiago, Montoya and
As well as Maxwell, the other unfit players are Abidal, Bojan and
Team talk involving reserves
On Monday, the team trained behind closed doors at the Camp Nou. Before going onto the pitch,
the coach gathered his players for a half-hour discussion in the dressing room. Carles Puyol and
Gaby Milito trained normally, and the B team’s Thiago, Rafa Alcántara, Planas, Montoya,
Muniesa and Benja all joined in. Andrés Iniesta worked out in isolation.