FC Barcelona News: 19 September 2023


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A round-up of the most recent Barcelona information and rumors

The squad for the Champions League opener – FC Barcelona
The Champions League anthem is about to be heard on the Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys for the very first time as FC Barcelona tackle Royal Antwerp of Belgium this Tuesday. Coach Xavi Hernández introduced his squad this Monday morning.

Xavi: ‘Time to step up within the Champions League’ – FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona coach insists workforce couldn’t want for a greater state of affairs by which to make huge enhancements on the 2 earlier European campaigns

Oriol Romeu anticipating ‘an amazing 12 months in Europe’ – FC Barcelona
It isn’t because the 2012/13 season, when he was at Chelsea, that Oriol Romeu has performed a Champions League fixture. The lengthy wait is over, and tomorrow Tuesday, if chosen, he’ll be dealing with Royal Antwerp as FC Barcelona look to get off to a successful begin within the competitors. “I can’t wait for this spectacular adventure to start” he advised his pre-game press convention on Monday.

Mark van Bommel delighted ‘to be again’ – FC Barcelona
After a 15 12 months hole, Mark van Bommel is again in Barcelona, now as coach of Royal Antwerp. Within the pre-game press convention forward of the Champions League conflict between the Belgian champions and FC Barcelona, the Dutchman regarded again at his time as a Barça participant and his relationship with former workforce mate and present blaugrana boss Xavi Hernández.

Lamine Yamal’s first Champions League marketing campaign – SPORT
Lamine Yamal continues to interrupt information by leaps and bounds and though he is not going to be the youngest participant to play within the continental competitors if he will get a sport in opposition to Royal Antwerp on Tuesday, he’ll grow to be the primary Azulgrana to take action at that age.

Barça’s Joaos break the principles and add the spice the workforce has been craving – SPORT
Only one 12 months in the past, Xavi Hernández requested his gamers to be extra ‘rebellious’ in assault. Extra particular person inspiration, extra creativity. “We are aware that we have to generate more. Sometimes we have to go off script: shooting, individual plays…”, the coach stated of his workforce’s issues in attacking tight defences.

Spain midfielder Gavi is proving the guts of the Barcelona workforce – SPORT
With neither Pedri nor Gündogan taking part in, Gavi returned to the within place and, additional again than ordinary, he performed a very nice sport in opposition to the workforce the place he took his first steps in soccer. He ran as ordinary, he by no means uninterested in recovering balls, of creating the Betis gamers uncomfortable, but additionally, in assault, he knew distribute the ball to his teammates with good judgement.

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