PREVIEW | FC Barcelona v Celta Vigo – FC Barcelona
Following a midweek setback in the Champions League, FC Barcelona are back at Spotify Camp Nou on Sunday at 9pm CEST to continue what has thus far been a fabulous start to the Liga.
The lowdown on RC Celta de Vigo – FC Barcelona
A closer look at the guests in Sunday’s fixture, who include a number of familiar faces for Barça fans
Frenkie de Jong back in FC Barcelona squad for Celta game – FC Barcelona
Sunday sees Xavi Hernández’s team take on Celta Vigo at Spotify Camp Nou, kick off 9pm CEST, in week eight of La Liga. The Barça coach has named a 21 man squad with Frenkie de Jong returning after injury and Barça Atlètic defender Chadi Riad also included. The full list is as follows:
Gerard Pique is the boss, once again – SPORT
Gerard Pique is not enjoying himself after a difficult summer on both a personal and professional level. They whistled him in the stadiums in the US on Barcelona’s pre-season tour, and at Son Moix too. The only place he isn’t being whistled is at Camp Nou. That’s what he’s holding on to to smile in a strange time in his life.
Xavi: We don’t rule anything out in the future with Ferran Jutgla – SPORT
Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez spoke about Ferran Jutgla’s departure from the club this summer and explained why it was the right decision.
Xavi Hernandez: Barça’s Dembele has to believe in himself more – SPORT
Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez said he is happy with Ousmane Dembele but called on the winger to come up with the goods on a more consistent basis.
Barça’s Xavi says he will not rotate vs. Celta with Inter in mind – SPORT
For Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez there is only one important game: Sunday’s against Celta Vigo at Camp Nou. What comes after — Inter Milan and Real Madrid — is not on his mind right now and he says he will not rotate against Celta.
Barça’s Umtiti could have test of fire in Lecce debut against Roma – SPORT
Samuel Umtiti signed for Lecce during the month of August and arrived in Italy amidst great anticipation, but he still hasn’t played a single minute of football. Everything indicates that Lecce will line him up this weekend against Roma in a three-man defense to check his condition.