After the end of the Euro Cup and Copa America, the Barcelona back to training, and is already preparing for the first two friendlies of the new season. O Catalan team held its first training session on field 2 of Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, and had the following players: Dest, Piqué, Pjanić, Riqui Puig, Neto, Sergi Roberto, Umtiti, Iñaki Peña, Arnau Tenas, Álex Collado, Gavi, Comas, Nico and Yusuf Demir. The second training is scheduled for this Tuesday at 09:30 am (Catalunya time). The return of the players was also marked by the visit of the club president, Joan Laporta, to the dressing room.
The new season will start with friendly matches against the Gymnastics of Tarragona (July 21, at the Estadi Johan Cruyff), and the Girona (24th of July, in the same stadium). For now, the Catalan team cannot count on players like Jordi Alba, Sergi Busquets ou Lionel Messi, who rest after having participated in continental tournaments between national teams. Regarding the Argentine ace, Copa America champion against Brazil, at Maracanã, it is expected that the renewal of its contract with the club will be announced in the coming days.