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Football: Barcelona's Alba, Xavi and Vilanova to travel to Paris

Published on Mar 31, 2013 8:24 PM

MADRID (AFP) - Xavi Hernandez and Jordi Alba will travel with Barcelona for their Champions League quarter-final first leg at Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday after returning to full training on Sunday.

And there was further good news for Barca as the club confirmed that manager Tito Vilanova is set to the return to the sidelines for the first time since January in the French capital.

"Xavi Hernandez and Jordi Alba will travel to Paris," said a statement on the

club's website. "The midfielder has recovered from a hamstring strain in his right leg and the full-back has received the medical all clear on Sunday morning.

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