Squad land in Kazan
The Barça party arrive in Russia this Monday at 20.20 local time (18.20 Catalan time), after a five hour flight to find the Kazan city enjoying 15º temperatures.
The party is headed by Club President Sandro Rosell on his first official trip since taking office
and also includes vice-president Carles Vilarrubí and board members Jordi Moix, Eduard Coll, Javier
Bordas, Silvio Elías and Josep Ramon Vidal Abarca. Sporting Director Andoni Zubizarreta, Head of
External Relations Manel Estiarte, Footballing Director Raül Sanllehí and head of relations with
UEFA Amador Bernabéu have also made the trip.
Busy day on Tuesday
The squad were whisked off to their hotel on arrival and tomorrow will see them go through a
busy afternoon with Pep Guardiola and Gerard Piqué facing the press at 18.15, before the squad
trains at the Centralny Stadium, where the game will be played on Wednesday.