Pedro in a training session. PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

With the Clasico on the weekend, this is a special week of preparation for the players – full of emotions and hard work. The first training session of the week is at 11.00 this morning at the Ciutat Esportiva, whilst Tata Martino has decided to give his players the day off on Tuesday - when Real Madrid will be themselves facing Schalke 04 in the Champions League.

From Wednesday to Saturday, the squad will train every day to get up to speed for one of the biggest games of the season  - Sunday at nine in the evening at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadiu

-Monday, 17 March

11 .00: Training session at the Ciutat Esportiva

-Tuesday, 18 March

Day off for the first team squad
20:45: Real Madrid-Schalke 04 (Champions League Last 16 second leg)

-Wednesday, 19 March

18.00: Training session at the Ciutat Esportiva

-Thursday, 20 March

11.00: Training session at the Ciutat Esportiva

-Friday, 21 March

10:30: Training session at the Ciutat Esportiva
12.00: Champions League quarter final draw

-Saturday, 22 March

11.00 Training session at the Ciutat Esportiva

-Sunday, 23 March

09:45: Team set off for Madrid