Lionel Messi and Barcelona prep back in Spain for Bilbao barrage – in pictures

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Images from Barcelona's training session on Thursday at their Joan Gamper facility in Sant Joan Despi as the club prepare for a trio of matches against Athletic Bilbao to begin their season – the two legs of the Spanish Super Cup, August 14 and 17, and then their La Liga opener at Bilbao on August 23. (Click the arrows below to scroll through the photos.)

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