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17.11.2009 12:01

Messi back in training

Edgar Fornós/Vanessa Forns

After three days off, Barça returned to training on Tuesday, but were still missing several players away on international duty. The latest man to return was Lionel Messi.

2009-11-17_ENTRENO_23.JPGThe session started at 1.00 at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, as the squad starts putting their minds to the task of travelling to Athletic Club in Bilbao this coming weekend.

Lionel Messi was back with his colleagues after playing for Argentina against Spain last Saturday at the Vicente Calderón. Not until the session on Thursday at 18.00 will the complete squad be back.

Ibra and Keita recovering

2009-11-17_ENTRENO_06.JPGSo there were fifteen first players present today. Ibrahimovic and Keita are still struggling with fitness and trained separately with a physio, mainly tackling an obstacle course that included some aspects with the ball. The rest of the session was made up of Valdés, Pinto, Bojan, Jeffren, Milito, Pedro, Maxwell, Márquez and Messi.

Four from Barça Atlètic

Josep Guardiola also involved four players from the B team in today’s session, namely Marc Bartra, Oriol Romeu, Nolito and Jonathan dos Santos.
Photos: Miguel Ruiz - FCB
Photos: Miguel Ruiz - FCB

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Friendly on Wednesday against Bolívar FC
Bolivian outfit Bolívar FC are in Barcelona at the moment on a training camp, and Josep Guardiola is going to use that as an excuse to hold a training match on Wednesday at 11.00 in the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper.

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