Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique, Luis Suarez and others are set to face bitter rivals, Real Madrid

Barcelona squad are set to face bitter rivals, Real Madrid in a Christmas Clasico on Saturday, 23 December.

The Barcelona squad trained ahead of the Bernabeu showdown. 

Barca currently leads La Liga by six points. Madrid sit fourth. And victory tonight will see Ernesto Valverde’s team stretch their lead over their rivals to 14 points.

Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique and Luis Suarez were on Friday among those at the final training session before the clash.