Barcelona will face Juventus on Sunday with out celebrity Lionel Messi, who has formally confirmed his exit from the spanish membership.
In line with stories, Barcelona invited Juventus to play the Joan Gamper Trophy on the Camp Nou in an try to get the 2 best footballers on the planet, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to share the pitch in hopes of elevating cash from TV income and ticket gross sales.
That transfer, nevertheless, has gone utterly sideways because the Argentine has left the workforce, pursuing a doable transfer to Paris-Saint Germain.
At the moment’s match is forward of the ultimate preseason check for Ronald Koeman’s workforce earlier than the league begins subsequent Sunday in opposition to Actual Sociedad at Camp Nou.
For the sport the Dutch coach Ronald Koeman has known as up 21 gamers; Dest, Piqué, R. Araujo, Sergio, Riqui Puig, Griezmann, Pjanic, Memphis, Braithwaite, Neto, Coutinho, Jordi Alba, S. Roberto, E. Royal, Umtiti, Iñaki Peña, Demir, Nico, R. Manaj, Balde and Collado.
Philippe Coutinho has been handed match to return to motion however Clément Lenglet and Sergio Agüero are each out.
The French defender has a tendon drawback in his proper knee and is dominated out together with his return relying on his restoration.
The Argentine striker has a proper calf harm and can bear extra exams to search out out the precise extent of the harm.
Heat up session within the morning
On Sunday morning, Ronald Koeman’s squad had a heat up session on the Estadi Johan Cruyff to spherical off preparations for the pleasant in opposition to Juventus.