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The Reds trained in Gothenburg on Monday afternoon ahead of Wednesday's clash with Barcelona.

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07/08/2012 08:24, Report by Nick Coppack

Gallery: Ready for Barcelona

Manchester United's pre-season preparations continued on Monday as the Reds travelled from Norway to Sweden, where they'll face Barcelona in Gothenburg on Wednesday night.

After checking in to the hotel they'll call home for the next three days, the players grabbed a bite to eat, had an afternoon rest and then hit the training pitch for another tough pre-season session.

It wasn't a case of all work and no play, though, as our pictures taken by club photographers John and Matt Peters show illustrate. There were plenty of smiles, too.

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United play Barcelona at the Ullevi Stadium, Gothenburg on Wednesday 8 August (kick-off 19:00 BST).

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