Javier Mascherano has lavished Sergio Aguero in praise and warned his Barcelona team-mates the Manchester City striker could harm them, while Gerardo Martino has addressed criticism of the Lionel Messi-Neymar partnership.
AC Milan held Barcelona, spurred on by the return of Lionel Messi, to a 1-1 draw at the San Siro, while Celtic sunk Ajax 2-1 and Borussia Dortmund beat Arsenal in Tuesday's UEFA Champions League action.
After two knee operations and seven months on the sidelines Barcelona captain Carles Puyol has been recalled to the squad to face Osasuna, with coach Gerardo Martino insisting the defender is ready to play.
Ballon d'Or holder Lionel Messi reported back for Barcelona training after recovering from a thigh injury he suffered in a league match against Almeria two weeks ago.
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Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella will be looking to his core European-based group of players for next month's FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Peru and Uruguay despite sealing qualification to Brazil 2014.