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Messi and Pedro, today / PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

The first team trained on Friday in preparation for the game with Athletic Bilbao at San Mamés, the 100th and final time that Barça will play at La Catedral.

On a day that Tito Vilanova spoke to the press for the first time since returning to duty, the first team trained at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper after which the manager announced the names of the 20 players he has picked for trip to Bilbao.

Sergio Busquets, with groin trouble, is left out as a precaution, while Adriano Correia returns after missing the midweek trip to Munich through suspension. The injured Javier Mascherano continued doing recovery work on the pitch.

The full list

Valdés, Pinto, Dani Alves, Piqué, Fàbregas, Xavi, Villa, Iniesta, Alexis, Messi, Thiago, Dos Santos, Bartra, Pedro, Jordi Alba, Montoya, Adriano, Abidal, Song and Tello

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