Vermaelen was presented on Sunday / PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

New signing Thomas Vermaelen injured his right hamstring while playing at the World Cup in June.  His presence in training sessions will depend on how his recovery progresses.

Vermaelen was announced as a new Barça signing on Saturday afternoon and was officially presented on Sunday. He has a contract until 2019 and has a buyout clause of 80 million euros.