Ahead of Champions League Clash: Barcelona Team Train At Old Trafford

Barca Team train at Old Trafford

Barca Team train at Old Trafford

Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team-mates appeared relaxed as they prepared for their Champions League quarter-final first-leg clash against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Barca Team train at Old Trafford
Barca Team train at Old Trafford

Both sides are looking to secure an advantage ahead of the second leg at Nou Camp on April 16. 

Barca are hunting a first Champions League title since 2015, while three-time winners Manchester United have not lifted Europe’s biggest prize since 2008. 

The Catalan giants sit 11 points clear in La Liga and are closing in on a second consecutive title after beating second-placed Atletico Madrid on Saturday. 






Messi and teammate, Vidal
Messi and teammate, Vidal

Having topped their group featuring PSV, Inter Milan and Tottenham, Barca then saw off Lyon 5-1 in the round of 16.

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Their opponents on Wednesday were second in Group H behind Juventus, with Valencia and Young Boys eliminated.

After losing 2-0 at home to Paris Saint-Germain in the round of 16 first leg, boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer masterminded a memorable comeback to set up the quarter-final clash.