Barcelona’s Spanish internationals and Belgian defender Thomas Vermaelen were reintroduced to training on Wednesday morning, ahead of Saturday’s Clasico clash.
Luis Enrique got back Gerard Pique, Jordi Alba, Marc Bartra, Andres Iniesta and Sergio Busquets after Spain’s friendly against Belgium was cancelled. All the Barcelona players featured in Spain’s win over England on Friday last week.
Leo Messi worked with the group as they trained in preparation to face Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday night. The game, at 6.15pm, is the biggest of the season so far for both sides.