Messi is ready for Saturday's game | MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

Fresh from their Catalan Super Cup win against Espanyol in Lleida, the FC Barcelona squad trained on Thursday morning on the Camp Tito Vilanova pitch at the Ciutat Esportiva, with all of the available first team players.

Barça B's Carles Aleñá, who had featured in the starting XI on Wednesday night, also took part in the session to prepare the team for Saturday's meeting with Malaga at La Rosaleda.

FIFA sent representatives to the training session to undertake antidoping tests on some of the players, collecting blood and urine from: Sergio Busquets, Paulinho, Jordi Alba, Digne, Iniesta, Piqué, André Gomes, Ter Stegen and Vermaelen.

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