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The Barça players are on their way home at present and are expected to land around 1.00PM.

Tata Martino has given them until Thursday midday off, when the team will return to training to prepare for the League match against Real Sociedad

The Barça first team are on their way home to Barcelona after spending the night in Manchester. The plane carrying the squad took off at 10.00 local time this morning, and is expected to land around 1.00PM.

Once at home the players will be able to enjoy almost a whole day off. Tata Martino has decided to cancel the training session that was scheduled for shortly after their arrival, so the team will return to the training ground on Thursday, from 12.00 midday. The training session will be used to begin to prepare the squad for the League match against Real Sociedad, on Saturday in Anoeta (8.00PM CET). After the session, midfielder Sergio Busquets will hold a press conference.