FC Barcelona wrap up training camp at St. George’s Park
02:05, Monday, 01 August, 2016
FC Barcelona’s six-day working escapade in central England has drawn to a close. Friday was the team’s final day at St. George's Park. Manager Luis Enrique had his men back out on the lush turf of the English FA national football training centre in Burton upon Trent. Friday morning’s workout was the first of two scheduled on the day. Twenty-three players were out on the sod, with the lone absence, Martín Montoya, exercising in the gym. Jérémy Mathieu, who had previously re-joined the group on Thursday afternoon, also took part. Following the morning session, the players had lunch and then rested before going back out in the afternoon. The evening session was a combination of sport and leisure activities: there were a bit of fun and games on display, without ignoring the need for the physical preparation. On Saturday, the team will fly from Birmingham to Dublin, where, later in the evening, they face Celtic FC at the Aviva Stadium.