‘Vilanova, Abidal provide aura’

Barcelona Vice-President Carles Vilarrubi believes that Tito Vilanova and Eric Abidal’s presence against Paris Saint-Germain makes tonight’s game special.

The Coach and defender are both involved in the matchday preparations for Tuesday evening’s first leg Champions League quarter-final after respective absences away with health issues.

“The fact that Tito and Abidal are back togheter with the team gives this gamea  special aura,” Vilarrubi told RAC1 today.

“The team will be even more motivated.

“For Abidal, his ability to cope, his professional integrity and his values mean that he has become an icon of football.”

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