02 January 2012
Iniesta, Puyol, Keita y Alves, novedades en el primer entreno del Barça
Pep Guardiola has had four new faces in the first session of the year. Iniesta, Puyol, Keita and Alves, absent for various reasons in the 31 days training, worked on Monday with the rest of the group in a session that brought together up to 19 players, 17 first team and two of B, Montoya and Cuenca.
Andres Iniesta, the day Barça-L'Hospitalet suffered a torn muscle in his left leg he had to keep about 15 days out of the pitch and back and train with their peers as well as Puyol, who missed the commitment to Catalonia by a sore left thigh adductor.
Seydou Keita , who two days ago in the gym, and Dani Alves, Brazil once again, were the other new faces of the session.
So the first team has missed only Leo Messi , who is scheduled to arrive in Barcelona on Monday, and Eric Abidal. The Frenchman recovered from the bout of flu he suffered, he has worked in the gym. They also lacked long-term injured, such as Afellay and Villa. (via MD)