Barcelona team squad for 2018-2019 and transfers
Catalan side is all set with the squad for 2018-2019 to defend their La Lige title without the involvement of ace midfielder Andres Iniesta. Barcelona squad for 2018-2019 busy with their pre-season now touring united states which involve some of the mouth-watering clashes ahead.
Messi will serve as a captain in absence of Iniesta who departed from the club after spending 16 years with the side. Iniesta who turned 34 decided to end his long spell with the Catalan side and switched to Vissel Kobe, a Japanese team.
Barcelona to face a tough clash in their next preseason
Barcelona will face a tough clash in their next pre-season match against Ac Milan scheduled on 4th August at Levi stadium. The side started to prepare themselves for the start of the preseason by involving themselves in the International Champions Cup. However, the Catalan side who drew their first game against Tottenham in penalties aggregating 5-3 and lost to Roma conceding 4 goals the very next game.
After dominating their opening game against Tottenham they were beaten by Roma in the following match. At the start of the game, the Catalan side dominated the game holding the possession until three late goals from Roma sealed their victory.
AC Milan to give a tough fight against Barcelona
In their next game, they will again face an Italian side, after losing their first preseason game against Roma they are eying to regain confidence by beating AC Milan next match. On August 12 the Catalan side will face their league competitors Sevilla at Tangier. Sevilla might look to warm up themselves before the start of the league by playing against the new Catalan side.
Their La Liga season will follow after they clash against Sevilla in Spanish Super Cup followed by Joan Gamper trophy against Boca Juniors.
Below is the complete Barcelona squad for 2018-2019 who will be featuring the Catalan side next season.
Barcelona 2018-19 squad numbers
|1||GK||Marc-Andre ter Stegen|