📸 Lionel Messi and Philippe Coutinho return to training

📸 Lionel Messi and Philippe Coutinho return to training

Lionel Messi and Philippe Coutinho have been snapped in Barcelona training at the Ciutat Esportiva on Wednesday morning.

The duo has been training individually due to La Liga protocols since getting back to work but are now back with their team-mates.

Messi had failed to return to training last week following a saga between him and the club that was later resolved by his dad Jorge Messi with Coutinho given a lifeline by new manager Ronald Koeman this after being linked with a move away from the club.

Coutinho is returning to the club from a season-long loan at Bayern Munich after helping the Bundesliga side eliminate his parent club in the Champions League at the quarterfinal stage.

In the pics posted by Barcelona on Wednesday, Spain internationals Sergio Busquets and Ansu Fati were also back from international duty as well as Frenkie De Jong who’s been away with the Netherlands.

Barca’s first pre-season friendly is on Saturday against Nastic.


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