PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

Pasqual Maragall, ,who was President of Catalonia between 2003 and 2006 was present at pitch number three of the Ciutat Esportiva this morning, as Guardiola put the remnant s of his first team squad through their paces with the B team players. Sr Maragall spoke after the session with Guardiola, Iniesta Pinto and Maxwell.

Training with the B team

As has happened all week, the four members of the squad available –Pinto, Maxwell, Fontàs and Iniesta- trained with the B team, under the instructions of Pep Guardiola and Eusebio Sacristá, who shared the training duties between them.

Final session of the week on Friday

The squad will be back at the Ciutat Esportiva on Friday morning at 10.00 for the final session of a week that has seen 14 Barça players away with their national teams.