Elche to guest at Gamper Trophy on September 19 - FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona will be facing newly promoted Elche in the 55th edition of the Joan Gamper Trophy. The venue will be the Camp Nou next Saturday 19 September, kick off at 7.00pm CET in the latest test for a team that began the preseason by beating Gimnàstic Tarragona 3-1 on Saturday 12.
The week ahead at Barça - FC Barcelona
There’s a busy week ahead for Ronald Koeman and his team with two games and training every day except Sunday. On Wednesday there’s a friendly with Girona at the Estadi Johan Cruyff (7.00pm CET) and on Saturday there’s the Gamper Trophy match against Elche, kicking off at the same time but at the Camp Nou.
Liverpool star Gini Wijnaldum to reject Barcelona switch - Football Espana
Liverpool midfield star Georginio Wijnaldum is reportedly set to stay at the Premier League champions following a crunch meeting with manager Jurgen Klopp. The Dutch international has been linked with a reunion with former national team boss Ronald Koeman at Barcelona, with his Reds contract entering into its final year.
New signing Pjanic to inherit Arthur's No 8 shirt at Barcelona - SPORT
Miralem Pjanic has been assigned his new squad number at FC Barcelona. SPORT has learned that the Bosnian midfielder will be given the No 8 shirt, which last season was worn by Arthur Melo.