Messi trains with squad
Leo Messi was back in training on Monday as he fights to be fit for Wednesday’s Champions League game against Rubin Kazan.
The squad had their final training session in Barcelona ahead of Wednesday’s game and good
news for Pep Guardiola was that the Argentinean star was back in training with the rest of the
Working hard to get fit
Messi has worked hard on getting back to full fitness following his
injury at the Calderon on September 19th and after working apart from the rest of the players over
the last few days, the World Number One was back with his teammates at the Ciutat Esportiva this
Abidal returns, but Adriano misses out
Abidal was also back with the squad after arriving back in Barcelona on Friday and working
over the weekend to regain his fitness. The only absentee from the session was Adriano, who picked
up an injury in the first half against Bilbao and is definitely out of Wednesday’s game.
B team players
As well as the first team squad, 11 Barca B players joined the session -
Ilie, Aramando, Planas, Oriol Romeu, Benja, Rochina, Saúl, Carmona, Víctor Vázquez, Tello and
Thiago., who played the last ten minutes of Saturday’s game against Bilbao.