Jérémy Mathieu out for game against Athletic

Jérémy Mathieu during training this week / MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB
The Frenchman has a calf problem and will sit out Sunday’s game

The squad carry out their final training session before the game with B team play Kaptoum involved

The FC Barcelona first team have put the finishing touches to their preparations for the visit of Athletic Club. The squad trained on Saturday at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, all the available first team players taking part along with Wilfrid Kaptoum from the B squad. The league clash will be the first of three meetings with the Basque club coached by former Barça player Ernesto Valverde after the draw for the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey on Friday brought them together.

Frenchman Jérémy Mathieu was missing on Saturday with a calf problem and will sit out the league game against Athletic on Sunday which will be Week 20 of La Liga and will kick off on at Camp Nou at 8.30pm CET.