The squad for Sunday’s game against Osasuna includes all the available first team players except for Fontàs, Dos Santos and Afellay, who Villanova has left behind
Alexandre Song makes squad debut
Coach Tito Vilanova has called up all 20 available first team players for the game against Osasuna in Pamplona on Sunday evening, with just Fontàs, Dos Santos and Afellay left out, alongside the injured Thiago, Cuenca, Abidal and Muniesa. B team winger Cristian Tello completes the list.
The full squad to travel to Pamplona is: Valdés, Pinto, Dani Alves, Piqué, Fàbregas, Puyol, Xavi, Villa, Iniesta, Alexis, Messi, Mascherano, Sergio, Pedro, Jordi Alba, Afellay, Adriano, Song, Fontàs, Dos Santos, Montoya, Bartra and Tello. The coach will have to leave two players in the stands, with La Liga match squads limited to 18, but new signing Alex Song will be pleased to be included in his first Barça squad for a game.
Training in Sant Joan Despí
The team will travel to Pamplona on Sunday morning and this morning they trained at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper with all the squad working normally except for Thiago, who again trained apt from the rest of the group.