With FC Barcelona winning the Spanish Super Cup on Wednesday against Sevilla, it makes it the 29th title Lionel Messi have won in the Catalan club. This trophy is special for Leo because it’s the first time he’s being given the responsibility to lift the trophy after the injured first captain ‘Iniesta’ was out, Leo acted as the captain.
Few hours to go and Luis Enrique have selected the very few to travel to Sevilla for the first leg of Spanish Super Cup. Before the team traveled, Douglas and Sergi Samper were left behind for different reasons. Jordi Alba also stayed back because he did not participate in any pre-season action.
After the Gamper Cup match which saw the Catalan club win, Barca Sporting Director Robert Fernandez have revealed in a brief interview with TV3 about the club getting a fourth striker before the season begins. He also spoke on the next Barca fixture (Spanish Super Cup) stressing the team is improving and will go in fully to win the match and claim the trophy.
Luis Enrique have made a request to Josep Maria Bartomeu and his team to fulfill before the summer comes to an end. The entire first team squad should be complete before August 14. On this day, FC Barcelona will play the first competitive game of the 2016/2017 season.