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FC Barcelona News: 29 December 2023; First team squad set to return to training, Oriol Romeu linked with Getafe

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

FC Barcelona v UD Almeria - LaLiga EA Sports Photo by Eric Alonso/Getty Images

FC Barcelona's first Brazilian player - FC Barcelona
Vitor Roque is the latest of a long series of players from one of the biggest hotbeds of footballing talent in the world. Here's the story of Lucidio da Silva, 'Cabeçao', the very first Brazilian to play competitively for the club.

Dest already talks about Barça in the past tense: "It was very special to play there, I enjoyed it" - Mundo Deportivo
The American full-back is on loan from the Blaugrana club at PSV, which is planning to keep him by using the 10 million buy options due to his good performances. "Bosz has given me freedom and the club has given me the warmth I needed", says Dest.

João Cancelo: "Frenkie de Jong is the one who impressed me the most when I arrived" - Mundo Deportivo
João Cancelo spoke about his Barça fandom since a little kid in a podcast interview this week. He also revealed the Barça player who impressed me the most when he arrived on loan from Manchester City.

Kounde believes the holiday break was good and praises Mikayil Faye - Mundo Deportivo
Kounde spend the Christmas vacation in Berlin visiting his grandmother and in Senegal, where he said that "the team is aware that what made us strong last season was our ability to defend well together".

Lewandowski returns early to training - Mundo Deportivo
Robert Lewandowski seems to be hungry to vindicate himself after a three-month period below his usual standards. One day before his teammates returned to training, he posted a picture on the training pitch at the club facilities.

Getafe's president reveals they want Oriol Romeu - Mundo Deportivo
Getafe president Ángel Torres made it clear they are tracking the market to reinforce the midfield position after the injury to Arambarri, and that his two targets are Oriol Romeu and former Blaugrana Ilaix Moriba.

The decision on Marcos Alonso's surgery will come on Friday - Mundo Deportivo
Barcelona defender Marcos Alonso has been unavailable for the last five matches due to a back problem. The persistent issue created a risk for possible surgical intervention, and the definitive decision will be made this weekend.

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