FC Barcelona have officially revealed the new shirt for next season with the biggest change being the shirt sponsor. The club as well as Nike put up the image of the shirt both on social media and their official website.
Eventually, Josep Maria Bartomeu have announced Ernesto Valverde as Luis Enrique’s successor. The former Athletic Bilbao coach is now the new head coach of Barcelona. The new coach endorsed a two year contract with the Catalan club and an option to extend the deal by one year.
FC Barcelona will welcome Celta Vigo to the Camp Nou on Saturday for the Matchday 26 game scheduled to kick off at 8:45 pm CET. However, Luis Enrique have revealed his 18 man squad that will challenge the Vigo, Galicia based club. After the 6–1 victory against Sporting Gijon, the only new face will be Arda Turan.
FC Barcelona first team players have had their final workout ahead of the Matchday 20 against Real Betis at the Villamarin Stadium. After the workout, Luis Enrique revealed the 18 players chosen travel to Sevilla to face Betis.
Andre Iniesta, Sergio Busquet and Rafinha who are suffering from injury won’t fly with the rest of the players. Jordi Masip is also sidelined and will not make the 18 man squad for the Catalan club.
Here’s a complete list of 18 players that will face Real Betis in the Matchday 20 game for Barcelona;
Ter Stegen, Cillessen, Alba, Pique, Mascherano, Umtiti, Digne, Aleix Vidal, Sergi Roberto, Mathieu, Andre Gomes, Denis Suarez, Rakitic, Arda, Alcacer, Neymar, Suarez and Messi.
On Sunday, FC Barcelona will play the Matchday 19 La Liga game against Eibar at Ipurua Municipal Stadium. It is however the wish of the coach to continue to gain three points in every single game played. This has made Luis Enrique announce his 18 man squad for the game against Los Armeros.
Not even one of FC Barcelona player traveled to Zurich for the gala of FIFA ‘The Best’ that will take place on Monday. The club published on it’s official website informing fans and supporters that no player will fly for the event because they prioritized on the preparation of the Copa del Rey game against Athletic Bilbao.
Lionel Messi has never cease to amaze the world with his brilliance as he helped Barcelona with the late goal that gave the Blaugrana a 1–1 draw against the Yellow Submarine. This game makes it the second game Barca have being deprived of two deserved penalty against their opponent. [VIDEO HIGHLIGHT]
Luis Enrique had revealed his 18 players that will both play and sit on the bench at El Madrigal, the home ground of Villarreal. FC Barcelona is now hoping to close down the six points gap between them and Real Madrid in the Spanish La Liga Matchday 17.