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FC Barcelona News: 20 May 2018; Squad Announced for Andres Iniesta’s Last Barcelona Game

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MATCH PREVIEW: FC Barcelona vs Real Sociedad | FC Barcelona
It’s the end of the road. The final chapter. The last hurrah. And in more ways than one. This Sunday’s La Liga meeting between FC Barcelona and Real Sociedad at Camp Nou isn’t just the final matchday of the season, it is also the end of an era.

The squad announcement for Andrés Iniesta’s farewell game at the Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
It is time for Andrés Iniesta’s final game in an FC Barcelona shirt. After the Club’s official farewell event at the Camp Nou on Friday, the moment has arrived to say goodbye to the fans. Barça’s number ‘8’ will experience a very special day against Real Sociedad at 8.45pm CEST.

Iniesta the perfect poster boy for a new generation of talents at Barca | Goal
Andres Iniesta’s time at Barcelona is about to end. The news that all of the club’s fans did not want to hear became reality in late April as the player confirmed his departure in a tearful press conference.

Ernesto Valverde: Iniesta is irreplaceable | FC Barcelona
“I’ll give the team a good grade as it has been a long and hard campaign. Overall it has been an excellent campaign and we should be happy. We have learnt from our problems and taken steps forward. We have won the double and we have to be pleased with that.”

Andres Iniesta, the Barcelona icon applauded at Real Madrid and possibly Spain’s greatest | ESPN
A tear began to run down Xavi Hernandez’s cheek. A Barcelona without Andres Iniesta? He didn’t even want to think about it. But he has to. There was a time when you thought of Barca and you thought of Xavi and Iniesta. Xaviesta. But Xavi left the office three years ago and now, after 22 years at Camp Nou, it’s time for his old desk-mate to say goodbye as well.

Exclusive boots for Andrés Iniesta last Barça match | FC Barcelona
Iniesta will play at the Camp Nou for the last time on Sunday. Nike wanted to pay homage to him with some exclusive boots. After 22 years as a blaugrana, the Spanish international has been a Club icon and he represents the values and style of play.

Valverde promises additions at Barcelona, but no overhaul | Goal
Additions will be required as a result, with Barca ready to spend again after breaking their transfer record in the last two windows for Dembele and Philippe Coutinho. Valverde told reporters ahead of a final day showdown with Real Sociedad: “We have to strengthen in some positions, but not reshape the whole team.