The return of the World Champions
Sandra Sarmiento / Roger Bogunyà
The seven Spanish internationals are back from Mexico and on Thursday evening took part in their first training session. Uruguayan international Cáceres also joined the session.
, it was his first training session as a Barça player, almost three months after moving
from Valencia. The eight Spanish internationals posed for a photo before the session got underway
– eight Barça stars who reached heaven in Johannesburg.
A warm welcome home
The group was given a warm welcome by their team-mates and coaches, including Pep Guardiola,
who greeted them one by one.
18 from the first team, 14 from the reserves
In total, 32 players took part in the session – 18 from the first team and 14 from the
Bojan and Jeffren are still absent with Spain under-21s. In addition, Belarus international
Alexander Hleb had flight problems and did not arrive back in time. All three players should be
available for Friday’s session.
exercised in the gym due to the muscle injury he picked up in training on Wednesday.
Fellow keeper Oier is still recovering from bruising to his right ankle. Barça B goalkeeper Jordi
Masip was added to the group that trained on Wednesday.