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Barcelona-Real Madrid: Lionel Messi, Andrés Iniesta, Gerard Piqué and Jordi Alba Set for Clásico

The four stars trained with the group after missing out earlier

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Some positive news, finally. Lionel Messi, Andrés Iniesta, Gerard Piqué and Jordi Alba trained with the group as Barcelona ramps up their preparations for the match against Real Madrid.

Messi, Piqué and Alba were hurt during the Real Sociedad game but were back in training, and all three are optimistic about their chances in el Clásico.

Iniesta is recovering from an injury but everything looks fine. He will come into the match a little cold, but will that bother someone of his experience?

Samuel Umtiti already got minutes this week, and he has a very good chance of starting el Clásico.

Jérémy Mathieu will surely miss out after re-aggravating his injury, while Marlon is ineligible. Hard to think they would have played regardless, though.

The squad may not be quite at 100% but Luis Enrique should have plenty of players to choose from.

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