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Andres Iniesta resumed full training Thursday after missing Barcelona‘s past four matches with a calf injury.

The Blaugrana did not confirm whether Iniesta will be available for Saturday’s visit of Athletic Bilbao, but ESPN FC correspondent Samuel Marsden believes the 32-year-old is likely to return Tuesday for the second leg of the club’s Copa del Rey semi-final against Atletico Madrid.

Barcelona is leading 2-1 on aggregate heading into the reverse fixture at Camp Nou.

Iniesta, who also suffered a knee injury earlier in the campaign, has missed 14 matches in total this season.

Before his most recent setback, he had become one of manager Luis Enrique’s key men. Enrique said in January he would pick and chose when to play Iniesta so as to avoid any more injuries.

Barcelona, however, acquitted itself well without Iniesta in the lineup, only dropping points to Real Betis last weekend.

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