Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team-mates travel to London

  • Barcelona face Chelsea in first-leg of Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday
  • Ernesto Valverde’s outfit were in high spirits as they travelled to London 
  • Lionel Messi and Co will hope to put Chelsea to the sword at Stamford Bridge
  • Barcelona go into the European clash on back of their 2-0 win over Eibar 

Jonathan Spencer For Mailonline

European giants Barcelona have made the journey to London for their clash with Chelsea on Tuesday night in the Champions League.

Ernesto Valverde’s men appeared in a very relaxed mood on Monday as they boarded the plane from Barcelona to gloomy London.

The likes of Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique, Samuel Umtiti and Ousmane Dembele were snapped at Barcelona airport getting ready to make their way onto the plane 

Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team-mates travelled to London for their clash with Chelsea

Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team-mates travelled to London for their clash with Chelsea

Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team-mates travelled to London for their clash with Chelsea

Samuel Umtiti and Ousmane Dembele pose for a photo as they prepare to board their flight

Samuel Umtiti and Ousmane Dembele pose for a photo as they prepare to board their flight

Samuel Umtiti and Ousmane Dembele pose for a photo as they prepare to board their flight

Barcelona goalkeeper Marc Andre ter Stegen appeared in a more focused mood on Monday 

Barcelona goalkeeper Marc Andre ter Stegen appeared in a more focused mood on Monday 

Barcelona goalkeeper Marc Andre ter Stegen appeared in a more focused mood on Monday 

Gerard Pique will be hoping to keep a clean sheet against Antonio Conte's men on Tuesday

Gerard Pique will be hoping to keep a clean sheet against Antonio Conte's men on Tuesday

Gerard Pique will be hoping to keep a clean sheet against Antonio Conte’s men on Tuesday

It comes as no surprise that the Catalan giants are in high spirits on Monday as they go into the clash with Chelsea with very good form. 

Barcelona are unbeaten in their last eight fixtures in all competitions, while Antonio Conte’s side have been in very mixed form. 

More to follow… 

 

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