FC Barcelona are on their way to Dublin | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona’s time at St. George’s Park has come to an end are now on their way to Dublin for the match of pre-season against Celtic in the International Champions Cup (7.00pm CET)Luis Enrique’s side took off at 11.15am CET and are scheduled to land in the Republic of Ireland at around 12.30pm where they will then go to their hotel to rest before the match.
Match preview: FC Barcelona v Celtic | FC Barcelona
After an intense week of training at St. George’s Park, FC Barcelona are looking to put their practice into action on Saturday when they take on Celtic in their first match of the International Champions Cup (7.00pm CET).At the disposal of Luis Enrique will be the 24 players who were training at the English FA’s facilities, apart from Martin Montoya who has been given permission to leave the camp on Saturday morning.
Andrés Iniesta happy with new signings | FC Barcelona
He may be on vacation, but Andrés Iniesta is still fully aware of the ongoings at the club and weighed in with his opinion in an interview with Barça TV.The club has signed four players over the summer, and the legendary midfielder says that they are "very positive reinforcements because they offer a lot". He recognizes that Denis Suárez, Umtiti, Digne and André Gomes are young, with huge capacity to learn and with lots of quality".
Sergi Roberto and Jeremy Mathieu looking at defensive roles | FC Barcelona
After Friday morning’s training session at St. George’s Park, Sergi Roberto and Jeremy Mathieu spoke to the media briefly in the mixed zone. Having played several matches at right-back last season, the influx of new midfielders and the departure of Dani Alves is seen by Sergi Roberto as a chance to play more football.
Leo Messi and Luis Suárez, head to head | FC Barcelona
Towards the end of the morning session, however, there was a more light-hearted exercise set up by the physical coaches, who got the players in pairs to exchange headers while sitting on inflatable balls.Leo Messi and Luis Suárez paired up and showed the rest how it should be done with an impressive rally of numerous touches, only for the sun, according the Uruguayan, eventually stopping them.
Barcelona defender Adriano Correia completes Besiktas transfer | Sky Sports
The Brazilian defender moved to the Nou Camp in the summer of 2010 from Sevilla for a fee of £8m and has gone on to make more than 100 La Liga appearances for Barcelona. Adriano, 31, has collected 16 titles in six seasons at the club and the move comes after he extended his current contract in March to 2017.
Montoya set to join Valencia | Football Espana
Martin Montoya has reportedly left Barcelona’s preseason camp to complete a free transfer to Valencia. According to Marca, Barca have agreed to terminate Montoya’s contract, with the right-back now travelling to Valencia instead of Dublin, where La Blaugrana will face Celtic in a friendly on Saturday.