The Brazilian international rejoined his team-mates for training on Saturday morning after missing out on the Super Cup second leg. Meanwhile, Carles Puyol also spent part of the session alongside the rest of the squad
The players returned to training this morning to prepare this Sunday’s home game against Valencia (kick-off 9.30 pm). There was good news on the injury front with Alves, Puyol and Thiago all taking at least some part in the group workout. For the Brazilian it was his first group session since he picked up his leg injury. Tello, from Barça B, also trained with the squad.
Ovation for Iniesta
The newly crowned ‘Best Player in Europe’, Andrés Iniesta, was treated to an enthusiastic ovation from team-mates and coaches at the start of training.
The final training session before the match against Valencia will take place at 12 noon on Sunday.