30 December 2011

[Barça B] The long vacations of Barça B surprises Pep Guardiola

The coach has not sit well that the subsidiary back on January 2 and enjoy nine days of celebration that his team. At the last moment he has summoned the three players mentioned by Cruyff for the Catalunya-Tunisia: Montoya, Muniesa and Roberto.

The first team of FC Barcelona return to work this afternoon to begin preparing the first game of 2012 against Osasuna , which will be held on January 4. Guardiola has 17 players, as Iniesta , Villa and Afellay are injured and Alves and Messi are allowed to extend their vacation. Under normal conditions, throw Barca B but can not do it because interestingly the subsidiary will not train until 2, which has surprised and really liked Pep, which has been used at the last minute for the first session of the three Cruyff cited by players for the day-Tunisia Catalunya 30, Montoya, Muniesa and Sergi Roberto.

A first team of technicians has not sit well that the B-grown players have enjoyed nine days of celebration that their own players. The Barca played his last match on day 22 compared to Hospitalet, so there will only be counted on six days of vacation. The subsidiary, however, finished the year on Saturday December 17 in Valladolid, and a narrow defeat, and the return on January 2, have had more than two weeks, 16 days.

Eusebio understood that this outweighs the Christmas holidays were shorter than the summer for their players. Some disputed the Under-21 Championship in Denmark in June, others the FIFA Under-20 Colombia in August and two players, Sergi Gomez and Deulofeu, just rested six days between the final of the Copa del Rey youth, Sunday June 26 in Ceuta, and the beginning of the preparation for the European Under-19 Romania, which ended up winning on 6 July.

The first team of Barca who has returned to work was that of the Juvenil A, which is also part of the professional structure of the club. Oscar Garcia's team has trained this morning in Ciutat Esportiva with absences of Ernesto and Ella, injured, Sergi Spreads, Samper, Babunski and Cristian Herrera, summoned with the Under-18 Catalan, and Bagnack and Dongou that are still in Cameroon. Interestingly, these two players started their holidays later to have the same days as their peers. (via MD)