Ernesto Valverde has been able to call on some of his international players who are back in training with the blaugranas. Semedo, André Gomes, Digne, Umtiti and Vermaelen all arrived in Barcelona with their places at Russia 2018 secured. Unfortunately, Cillessen’s Holland team failed to qualify for the World Cup. Iniesta also trained with the group during the workout on the Tito Vilanova pitch at the Ciutat Esportiva.

The blaugrana coach now has more of his squad back as he continues to prepare for the match against Atlético Madrid at 8.45pm CET on Saturday. The game is an important one for FC Barcelona as they face a diificult opponent. It will also be the first time the blaugranas play at the Wanda Metropolitano.

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