Carles Puyol


After being given permission to miss Wednesday's training session, Adriano was back under Tata Martino's orders this morning as Barça's denuded first team squad worked out at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper. Alongside the 8 available first team players -Pinto, Oier, Puyol, Montoya, Adriano, Xavi, Cuenca and Tello  4 Barça B youngsters - Patric, Masip, Denis Suárez and Ilie, and 2 Youth A players Adama and Sanabria also took part.

Injured players

Cesc Fàbregas and Gerard Piqué, worked apart from the rest of the group on the training ground, whislt Leo Messi, Jordi Alba and Ibrahim Afellay were doing phsyio as part of their recovery programmes.