The first team will be back at work from today, Monday July 16, when they will take medical tests. Due back at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper that day are fourteen players: Dani Alves, Villa, Alexis, Messi, Thiago, Pinto, Mascherano, Afellay, Adriano, Cuenca, Fontàs, Bartra, Dos Santos and Muniesa. Carles Puyol, after several weeks of recovery, will be back a week later on the 23rd.
They take to the pitch for the first time on Tuesday 17, and will be working in unison with Barça B.
The following is the first team schedule for next week:
Monday July 16
8.30 Medical tests at Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper
Tuesday July 17
12.00 approx. Press conference with Tito Vilanova and Andoni Zubizarreta in Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper pressroom.