On Thursday morning, the players continued their preparations for Saturday’s league game away to Granada. Alex Song took a full part in the session alongside his teammates after missing squad training on Wednesday due to a left knee problem.
Physio work for Xavi
Meanwhile, Xavi Hernández is still recovering from a thigh muscle strain and spent the session with one of the Club physios. The main news was the absence of striker David Villa who has gone back into hospital for further treatment of a painful renal colic.
Dos Santos fit for action
At the end of this Thursday’s training session, Jonathan dos Santos was declared fit to play again by Club doctors. The midfielder had been suffering from a left ankle ligament problem which he picked up in training on 25th January.