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Messi and Mascherano jogging at the Ciutat Esportiva on Thursday morning. / MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

Ter Stegen, Bartra, Rafinha and Rakitic were Thursday's new arrivals in training. / MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

FC Barcelona returned to training on Thursday focused on Sunday's game in Balaídos versus Celta. Kick off is set for 9.00pm*. Luis Enrique got back several more international players, including Marc-André ter Stegen, Rafinha, Ivan Rakitic and Marc Bartra. Bartra returned to training despite having permission to take off until Friday along with the rest of the Spain squad. Bartra did not play a single minute in Spain’s two games during the league break.

Meanwhile, Leo Messi and Javier Mascherano landed in Barcelona this morning and came to the Ciutat Esportiva despite having off until Friday. The two Argentinians jogged and stretched on their own. The swelling in Messi’s foot has improved and he will try to join in with the other international players on Friday.

Thursday’s session on Camp Tito Vilanova saw Thomas Vermaelen return to work out with the rest of the group. Barça B’s Munir El Haddadi also trained with the first team

This is the agenda leading into Sunday's match in Vigo:

Friday 3

11.00am: Training at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper

Saturday 4

11.00am: Training at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper

Sunday 5

9.00pm: Celta de Vigo v FC Barcelona, week 29 in La Liga

* All times CET


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