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FC Barcelona News: 23 February 2021; Elche up next, Barça want Alexander Isak

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A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and transfer rumors

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Recovery session in training - FC Barcelona
The Barça squad got back to work on Monday following the draw at home to Cádiz on Sunday in La Liga. The players who featured in the game did recovery work whilst the rest of the squad trained on Pitch 2 at the Ciutat Esportiva.

When and where to watch FC Barcelona v Elche - FC Barcelona
Following the 1-1 draw against Cadiz at the Camp Nou, FC Barcelona play one of their games in hand this week. Elche are the visitors in a game rescheduled from Matchday 1.

1958 game between Barça and Elche a homage to César - FC Barcelona
On September 10, 1958, Barça hosted Elche at Les Corts. The game would serve as a homage to César Rodríguez, who was a player and coach of the visiting side. The stadium was filled with 48,000 fans, who enjoyed a 3-2 win for Barça.

Barca keeping tabs on Real Sociedad forward Alexander Isak - SPORT
Barcelona are following Alexander Isak closely. The club’s scouting department is interested in Real Sociedad’s Swedish striker with a centre forward one of the priorities for the next project.

Barça players rally around Dest to help him “forget” Paris Saint-Germain - SPORT
It would be completely unfair to blame the painful defeat to Paris Saint-Germain on one Barcelona player. The team as a whole was poor. And especially so to blame a kid that's just turned 20 and only just signed for the club. But the fact that Sergiño Dest was tasked, in part, with dealing with Kylian Mbappe, who scored a hat-trick, has left him in the spotlight.

Toni Freixa: It's possible to bring Haaland AND Mbappe to Barcelona - SPORT
Barça's net debt has risen to €488 million since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and players have had to take pay cuts but Freixa says he has a plan to bring in investment.