30 January 2012

22 Barça players ready themselves for the Cup match against Valencia

Fourteen first team members and eight from Barça B trained this morning in the Ciutat Esportiva with the Copa del Rey game with Valencia on their minds. The injured Pedro, Iniesta, Afellay and Villa all did recovery work in the gym.

FC Barcelona returned to training on Monday morning after having Sunday off. The main focus was the first leg of their cup semi final against Valencia at Mestalla, which kicks off on Wednesday at 21.00.

All 14 available first team players were present, including Alexis, who was declared fully fit on Saturday. The Barça B players that travelled to Villareal were also involved, namely Isaac Cuenca, Jonathan dos Santos, Tello and Sergi Roberto, as well as Rosell, Espinosa, Balliu and Sergi Gómez.

Apart from Andreu Fontàs, all the other injured players, Pedro, Iniesta, Afellay and Villa were in the gym at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper doing recovery work. As well as these, Seydou Keita is also absent, as he's in the African Nations Cup with Mali. (via FCBarcelona.cat)