Eighteen players will be present for the first day of pre-season training on Monday morning, with just the South American players involved in the Copa America missing.
Valdés, Pinto, Piqué, Puyol, Xavi, Villa, Iniesta, Bojan, Jeffren, Keita, Busquets, Pedro, Maxwell,
Afellay, Abidal, Thiago, Fontàs and Jonathan dos Santos are the eighteen players who will be at the
first pre-season training session and medical tests on Monday morning.
Copa America duty
The only players missing from the list are the Club’s South American contingent who are
still involved in the Copa America. The competition finishes with the final on July 24th and
Argentina –with Messi, Mascherano and Milito – as well as Brazil –with Alves and
Adriano – are both into the quarter finals.