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FC Barcelona News: 16 April 2023; All set for Getafe trip, Barça want to replace Franck Kessie with Ilkay Gundogan

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20-man squad for Getafe - FC Barcelona
Another important game on Sunday as FC Barcelona aim to maintain their lead at the top of the table. Xavi Hernández and the squad travel to the Community of Madrid to take on Getafe at the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez stadium (kickoff 4.15pm) to fulfil this matchday 29 league fixture.

Xavi expects a 'tough match' against a 'really strong' Getafe - FC Barcelona
The FC Barcelona coach gives his thoughts to the press ahead of the game against Getafe

Barça 4-0 Atlético Madrid: One step closer to the title - FC Barcelona
The 4850 fans at the Estadí Johan Cruyff to see FC Barcelona defeat Atlético Madrid 4-0 may have watched the win that will see them crowned Liga F champions for the fourth time in a row should Real Madrid lose away to Real Betis tomorrow.

Xavi says Barça's contract renewal can wait until after LaLiga is decided - SPORT
FC Barcelona coach Xavi Hernández said ahead of the Getafe game in La Liga that he is still prioritising winning the league before finalising his renewal, although he is "happy" that the club and his representatives are making progress in negotiations to extend his contract.

Xavi explains why Barça have replaced a plane with a train for Getafe trip - SPORT
Xavi Hernández has talked about recurring controversy in football, that of the use of planes as transport for clubs and their players on short trips away from home. On this occasion, the Barcelona expedition will travel to Madrid by train to play Getafe this Sunday at 16:15.

Barcelona could sacrifice Franck Kessie to sign Ilkay Gundogan - SPORT
In the offices at Spotify Camp Nou, they are already starting to make calculations to predict how to fit in new signings in the next transfer window. In order to make signings, some players need to be released to help reduce the wage bill and balance the books so that money can be made available for transfers.

The two options Barcelona must weigh up with in-form winger Abde - SPORT
A blessed problem is looming for FC Barcelona. The extraordinary performance of Abde Ezzalzouli (21) with Osasuna will force the Blaugrana management to make an important decision in the next transfer window.

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