Barca crushes a weak Santos by eight goals to nil

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

Barca have agreements with 3 forwards from Santos

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

Cristian Tello to miss Joan Gamper Trophy

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

Messi and Neymar on same pitch for Joan Gamper Trophy

Messi and Neymar have been together for four days now and Messi was the man to welcome the young Brazilian at Barca’s training ground just outside the city. They haven’t played together yet but that privilege of seeing them together on the same pitch for the first time is reserved for tomorrow evening at the 47th edition of the Joan Gamper Trophy. More on Messi and Neymar