Josep Guardiola has called up all his players, including those with injuries, to travel to Madrid and show their togetherness in readiness for the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup.
Valdés, Pinto, Messi, Thiago, Piqué, Puyol, Alves, Xavi, Villa, Iniesta, Alexis, Mascherano, Keita,
Sergio, Pedro, Adriano, Abidal, Maxwell, Afellay, Fontàs, Montoya, Dos Santos and Muniesa.
The first official game of the season against Real Madrid will see the presence of the whole squad,
although some are still recovering from injury. Martin Montoya, Jonathan Dos Santos, and the
injured Marc Muniesa, from Barça B, have also been included. In total Guardiola is taking 23
players to Madrid.
As with every vital and important game, Guardiola has decided to take all available players,
to demonstrate the togetherness of the group. The Barça expedition will leave the Camp Nou at 18.00
and will arrive in Madrid around 20.00.
Last training session
The last training session of the week, which also included Montoya, Dos Santos,
Isaac Cuenca, and Oriol Rosell, from Barça B, as well as youth team player Jean-Marie Dongou,
concentrated on preparation for the game tomorrow.