An exciting season is coming up for the culés fans.
The Barcelona 2022-23 will start this Monday morning with the medical tests and later he will carry out the first training session of the course, which will have notable absences, such as the internationals, and some players who have their future away from the Barça club pending.
During the week the first two signings will be presented, Franck Kessie (Milan) and Andreas Christensen (Chelsea). Wednesday will be the day of the Ivorian midfielder, while on Thursday the Danish center-back will be presented to society.
Among the players who will not be present tomorrow, Monday, aside from the internationals, are the players who do not count for Xavi Hernandezand so the coach communicated it before the end of the last course.
Is about Riqui Puig, Óscar Mingueza -claimed by some LaLiga teams, in addition to Monza, recently promoted to the Italian first division-, and Samuel Umtiti, with options to sign for the French Rennes. Another of the discards, the French Clement Lenglet He is in London, where he is formalizing his transfer to an English team on loan.
In the first training of the course could be Ansu Fatithe young Barça star who, despite being called up for Spain, did not play a minute and has been training alone for days to get his best physical version after a season plagued by injury problems.
During this first week, Xavi will direct eight training sessions: double sessions on Tuesday and Thursday and single training sessions on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The rest of the team will join on Monday, July 11. Six friendlies are scheduled before the start of LaLiga, the first of which will be on Wednesday 13 July in Olot against the local team, which is celebrating its centenary.
Three days later, Barça will travel to the United States, where they will play another four friendlies (Inter Miami, Real Madrid, Juventus and the NY Red Bulls). On the return leg, Xavi Hernández’s men will play for the Joan Gamper trophy (August 6) against an opponent yet to be determined, while the league premiere at the Spotify Camp Nou will be against Rayo Vallecano (August 13).
Even Barça, with the championship already started, will play a new friendly, in this case against Manchester City in Barcelona, a match for the benefit of the ELA (August 24) and sponsored by Juan Carlos Unzué.