Barca crushed Brazilian team Santos last night at the Nou Camp by an amazing eight goals to nil. In the 47th edition of the Joan Gamper Trophy, Santos were hardly the opponents Barca expected. They failed to bother the defense at all with just a close shave at the end of the match producing a fine save from Pinto. More on this edition of the Joan Gamper Trophy
According to Spanish newspaper el Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona have agreements with 3 strikers from Brazilian club Santos. In a document shown on the website, it shows an agreement between Barca and Santos over the preference rights to three of their young stars, who are all strikers. They are: Victor Andrade, Gabriel Barbosa (pictured left) and Giva. Read more here about the agreement
Barcelona’s Cristian Tello is out of the Joan Gamper Trophy on Friday through injury. The young player picked up a hamstring in the friendly against Polish side Lechia Gdansk and will miss the 47th edition of the Joan Gamper Trophy to be played on Friday against Neymar’s old side, Santos. More about Cristian Tello
Barca lost out to Italian side Sampdoria in the 47th edition of the Joan Gamper Trophy last night by a goal to nil. Barca fielded a rather watered down version of its crack squad preferring to concentrate on the game this Thursday against Real Madrid.