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Koeman names Barcelona squad for Germany training camp

Ilaix Moriba is left out once again

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Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has named a 25-man squad for the pre-season trip to Germany to face friendlies against Stuttgart and Red Bull Salzburg.

Ronald Araujo is on the list after returning to training on Monday, while Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets and Martin Braithwaite are also back after Euro 2020 and included.

A host of youngsters also make the trip including Inaki Pena, Arnau Tenas, Alex Collado, Yusuf Demir, Gavi, Nico Gonzalez, Nils Mortimer and Rey Manaj.

Ilaix Moriba is once again not part of the first-team squad with his future at the club still unclear. More contract talks between the midfielder’s agents and the club are reportedly due to take place on Wednesday.

Mundo Deportivo are reporting that “it’s not ruled out” that Ilaix could fly out and join up with the squad in the coming days if an agreement is reached over a new contract with th Catalan giants.

Barca’s first game is against Stuttgart on Saturday and the team will then play Red Bull Salzburg in Austria on Wednesday, 4 August.