01 March 2012

Barça back to work Thursday without Alexis Sánchez

The session will be this afternoon (18.00 h.) And Pep has two days to prepare for la Liga.

Pep does not have much time to prepare all staff with the League match against Sporting Gijón, which will be played at the Camp Nou on Saturday at 20.00 h.. All international, except for Alexis Sánchez and the player Jonathan dos Santos subsidiary, are quoted this afternoon at 18.00 h. in the Ciutat Esportiva de Sant Joan Despi for a closed session and press conference of Pedro (17.00 h.). Just two days to make another 'final' in their pursuit of Real Madrid. Bearing in mind that Messi and Busquets are punished, the difficulties multiply.

Alves, and Adriano after the Brazil-Bosnia in Switzerland, and Montoya, Cuenca and Tello, after the Spain Olympic friendly against Egypt, already in Barcelona. The eight azulgranas of the Roja-Valdés, Puyol, Piqué, Busquets, Xavi, Iniesta, Cesc-Thiago and last night were due to return to Barcelona after the match against Venezuela. For the others who also played yesterday, as Abidal in Bremen Germany- France and as Mascherano and Messi in Argentina in Bern Switzerland, are also expected today. Alexis and Jonathan played this last morning, the Philadelphia Chile-Ghana and Mexico-Colombia in Miami, respectively, and arrive for Friday's session. (via MD)