Alves, Puyol, Villa and Fontàs, all of whom are injured, will also travel with the team to Madrid.
On day before the Copa del Rey Final between Athletic Club and FC Barcelona, the Azulgrana managers unveiled the list of players named to the squad. Just as expected, Alexis Sánchez and JoséManuelPinto, both of whom have been working with the first team this week, were given medical clearance to play and were named to the team. There are also four Barça B players in the squad: Montoya, Bartra, DosSantos and Tello. Alves, Puyol, Abidal,Fontàs and Villa will not feature in tomorrow’s match.
Pep Guardiola will take the whole team to Madrid, with the exception of Éric Abidal.
Last training session at the Camp Nou
Barça completed their final training session ahead of tomorrow’s Cup Final this Thursday afternoon. The technical staff decided to hold the closed-door session at the Camp Nou instead of at the Ciutat Esportiva. Planas and Oriol Rosell, both Barça B players, trained apart from the group.