Piqué, Iniesta and Puyol in a training session PHOTO: ARXIU FCB

From Tuesday, Barça has a week of training to prepare for next Saturdays visit from Deportivo and a vital Champions League game against AC Milan.

The players will rest on Monday and Thursday but on Wednesday they’ll have a gruelling double training session. At 8 pm on Saturday they host Deportivo in the Camp Nou and the following day they’ll be back for training with all thoughts centred on the return leg of the Champions League tie against AC Milan.

Here is the detailed schedule for the week:

Monday 4th March

Rest

Tuesday 5th March

Training in the Ciutat Esportiva from 11 am

Wednesday 6th March

Training in the Ciutat Esportiva. In the morning from 11 am and in the afternoon from 6 pm

Thursday 7th March

Rest

Friday 8th March

Training in the Ciutat Esportiva from 11 am

Saturday 9th March

Training in the stadium from 11.30 am

Match against Deportivo, kick-off 8 pm

Sunday 10th March

Training in the Ciutat Esportiva from 11 am