Marc Bartra signing autographs on arrival in Valencia / MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

The FC Barcelona first team left for Valencia on Saturday morning for their evening kick-off at Mestalla (8.30pm CET). The eighteen-man squad announced on Friday by manager Luis Enrique boarded their charter flight from El Prat Airport at 10.30am CET and after about an hour. touched down at the Aeropuerto de Manises. From there, they were taken directly to a local hotel, where they are now getting some pre-match rest.

The players are being joined on the trip by the vice-president for sport, Jordi Mestre, and fellow board member Josep Ramon Vidal-Abarca.

Although it was a damp morning in Barcelona, no rain is expected today in Valencia, which lies about 350km to the south. The temperature when the game starts is expected to be somewhere in the region of 12ºC.

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