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FC Barcelona News: 16 August 2021; Barça beat Real Sociedad, Jordi Alba talks future

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

FC Barcelona v Real Sociedad - La Liga Santander Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images

FC Barcelona 4-2 Real Sociedad: Camp Nou celebrates a winning start - FC Barcelona
Two goals from Braithwaite and one each from Piqué and Sergi Roberto win three points on the night that fans are finally welcomed back to the stadium

Debuts for Memphis, Eric Garcia, Royal and Nico - FC Barcelona
Memphis and Eric Garcia both started their first ever competitive games in the 4-2 defeat of Real Sociedad tonight, while Royal and Nico also came on as substitutes to enjoy their Barça debuts too.

Antoine Griezmann, 100 games for FC Barcelona - FC Barcelona
The first game of the season and Antoine Griezmann already has a milestone under his belt. The game with Real Sociedad is his 100th for FC Barcelona.

Jordi Alba is fully committed to Barcelona ahead of 2021/22 - Football Espana
Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has confirmed his full commitment to the club this season. The Spanish international has been linked with a move away from the Catalan giants in the last 12 months as the club look to reduce their wage bill.

Ronald Koeman hails Barcelona stars following Real Sociedad win - Football Espana
Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman was full of praise for his main men following their battling 4-2 win over Real Sociedad. La Blaugrana were in firm need of some positivity to kickstart their 2021/22 La Liga campaign ahead of a daunting first tie against La Real.

Gerard Pique announces that all Barca captains will take pay cut - SPORT
FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique confirmed he has taken a pay cut and explained that the other captains will follow suit in the coming days.

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