Tito Vilanova will be without Piqué, Puyol, Alves and Thiago, as well as long term injury layoffs Abidal, Cuenca and Muniesa
B team youngster Tello joins the 17 first team players for trip
The players had their final training session this morning ahead of tomorrow night’s game against Deportivo in La Coruña
Squad list for La Coruña
Valdés, Pinto, Cesc, Xavi, Villa, Iniesta, Alexis, Messi, Dos Santos, Mascherano, Bartra, Sergio, Pedro, Alba, Montoya, Adriano, Song and Tello.
The squad for Saturday night’s 10 o’clock kick off includes 17 first team squad members, plus Tello from the B team. Piqué, Puyol, Alves and Thiago are all injured, as are Isaac Cuenca, Abidal and Muniesa, whilst Jonathan dos Santos is back in the squad.
Training in the rain
The players trained in the rain behind closed doors at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, with B team youngsters Miguel Ángel and Quintillà helping to make up the numbers. Puyol and Alves worked apart from the rest of the group, whilst Piqué stayed in the gym.