After Iniesta departure, Barcelona squad 2018/2019 named their possible list of captains :- La Liga 2018/2019 is about to begin and the Barcelona squad 2018/2019 are looking to defend their title yet another season. Several players have left the squad and Iniesta is one among them. However, Iniesta was one among the five captains Barcelona had last season and now in his absence, the Catalan side has decided to declare are four captains with Lionel Messi leading the side in their opening game.
Mascherano is also not a member of Catalan family and will not be seen wearing the armband again. The departure of Iniesta and Mascherano promoted Sergio Roberto to take on the responsibility of the armband. Other players listed for the captain role includes Sergio Roberto, Pique and Sergio Busquets. The Catalan side named four of their captain who emerged from the La Masia academy.
Messi is Barcelona squad 2018/2019 first captain
However, the first choice captain following the departure of Andres Iniesta will be Lionel Messi. Messi is involved with the Catalan side since he was 13 and he deserves to take the team responsibility. Barcelona club announced in their website that Messi will be their captain and Sergio Busquets will be their vice-captain. Following them is Pique with Sergio Roberto in the last line.
Catalan side will face Alaves in their opening league game
Barcelona squad 2018/2019 will look to defend their title when they start their La Liga campaign against Alaves on 18th August. Before the league begins they will look to add a silverware in their cabinet. Winning against Sevilla on Sunday will help them to achieve. If the Catalan side defeats Sevilla in Barcelona next match then they will win their 13th Spanish Super Cup Title.
Barcelona transfer news
There were doubts whether the Catalan side would bid further for Paul Pogba. But the 25-year-old already announced that he will stay at United ruling out the hopes of the Barca fans.