With eight days to go until the duel with Athletic Club, Barça continues to prepare for the final of the Copa del Rey. This Thursday afternoon the team held a closed session involving all the available members of the first team, including Alexis and Pinto, who haven’t yet received medical clearance. Absent from today’s training session was Thiago, who was sent home after an examination by the Club’s Medical services with a stomach virus.
Also taking part in training today were reserve players Tello, Montoya, and Bartra, This was also the first session without Dani Alves, who broke his right collarbone during Wednesday’s training session. The Brazilian right back joins Puyol, Fontàs, Abidal, and Villa on the list of players unavailable for next Friday’s final.
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