FC Barcelona have a practice match this Friday evening away to Gimnàstic Tarragona and that was the main focus of Ernesto Valverde’s Thursday evening training session with the first team squad.

He also announced the names of the players that he’ll be taking to the 8.00pm CET kick-off at the Nou Estadi: Ter Stegen, Cillessen, Marlon, Denis Suárez, Arda, Mascherano, Vermaelen, Aleñá, Paco Alcácer, Jordi Alba, Digne, S. Roberto, André Gomes, N. Semedo, Deulofeu (who has been declared fully recovered from his thigh injury), Douglas, Samper and Munir.

From the city on the southern coast of Catalonia, Nàstic as they are commonly known finished fourteenth in the Spanish second division last season.

The players that are not taking part in the game will be training as normal on Friday morning at 9.30am CET.

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