The team trains at the Camp Nou this Wednesday / PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

Last minute setback for the first team before the last-16 Cup clash with Osasuna. Both Leo Messi and Víctor Valdés will not be able to take part in tonight’s match at the Camp Nou. The Club’s medical services have confirmed that both players, who could not train this Wednesday, have the flu.

The team completed their last training session, which started at 12.30, at the Camp Nou before tonight’s match. A total of 17 first-team players took part in the session, as well as Barça B’s Oier, who will be Valdés’ replacement tonight.

Iniesta, who joined group training this Tuesday, worked apart from the group today. The midfielder is still recovering from the injury he picked up against Hospitalet in the last-32 round of the Cup.

Upon conclusion of the training session, the team ate together at the Camp Nou and then were given time off until approximately an hour and a half before the match. The game against Osasuna is scheduled to start at 22.00.