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Barca begin week with rain-soaked training session

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Barcelona, July 16: Spanish football team FC Barcelona on Monday underwent its first training session of the week while heavy rain fell in the region.

Barcelona’s head coach Ernesto Valverde, for the first time had two recently-signed players at his disposal (Brazil’s Arthur Melo and France’s Clément Lenglet) during the session, as well as seven players from the second squad, Barcelona B.

The team’s main stars were absent from the training, as those players who took part in the FIFA World Cup in Russia were still enjoying their summer vacation. IANS