Without the injured Villa and Afellay, and Alves, Adriano, Maxwell, Mascherano, Keita, Alexis and Messi already on holiday, Pep turns to B for the Cup.
Pep Guardiola has called for the first training post-Club World Cup Tuesday at seven o'clock in the afternoon behind closed doors, three team players who have faced many numbers on Thursday at the Camp Nou to Hospitalet (22 h) in the the knockout round of the Copa del Rey. Those cited by the Barca coach for this session are the full-back Montoya , centre-backc Muniesa , interiors Sergi Roberto and Rafinha , which can also act as false '9 'to Messi, and the winger Tello .
Without the injured Villa and Afellay , and the seven players who have already started your holiday, Alves , Adriano , Maxwell , Mascherano , Keita , Alexis and Messi , Guardiola has only fourteen players: Pinto , Valdes , Puyol , Piqué , Fontàs , Abidal , Busquets , Jonathan dos Santos , Xavi , Iniesta , Thiago , Cesc , Pedro and Cuenca . Pep will work well with 19 players, three of which (in dress Cup 16) will drop from the final list.
Tello and Rafinha two of the players in the form of Barça B, were released precisely with the first team in the first leg against 'Hospi' played in the Feixa Llarga, the end of the holder and brother Thiago in minutes the end. His fellow Barça B and are on vacation and will not return to work until January 2. (via MD)