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Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 17 November 2018

Barcelona v Real Madrid: Catalan side look relaxed at training - in pictures

View a slideshow of the Catalan club's players preparing for Sunday's big Primera Liga game

Barcelona players were seemingly relaxed during training at their Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper training ground in the Catalan city of Sant Joan Despi on Saturday.

The Primera Liga leaders are preparing for their 'El Clasico' game against arch-rivals Real Madrid, to be played at Barca's Camp Nou stadium on Sunday.

Barcelona will be without superstar Lionel Messi, which on the surface of it sets them back a little. But Madrid have their own problems: they have had injury problems, while they are in rebuilding mode under a new manager and without the services of Cristiano Ronaldo, who moved to Italian club Juventus in the summer.

The game kicks off at 7.15pm, UAE time.

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