Barcelona vs Juventus totalsportek is the traditional preseason game which is named as Joan Gamper Trophy 2021. Excited by the news of Lionel Messi’s departure, Barcelona will complete its preparations for the 2021-22 campaign with a showdown against Juventus at the Joan Gamper Trophy on Sunday night. Barcelona, without Messi, will start their La Liga season at the home of Real Sociedad on August 15, while Juventus will open their new Serie A campaign in Udinese on August 22.
On Thursday, the football world was shocked when Barcelona announced that it would not be able to sign Messi to a new contract, meaning that the club legend will play his football elsewhere in 2021-22. Barcelona vs Juventus totalsportek is the traditional preseason game which is named as Joan Gamper Trophy 2021.
- Competition: Joan Gamper Trophy 2021
- Fixture: Barcelona vs Juventus totalsportek
- Live: TotalSportek
- Date: 8/9/2021
- Time: 12:30 am PST
Barcelona vs Juventus totalsportek(2-1)
At one point, it seemed that the Argentine would make his first preseason appearance in this match, having signed a new five-year contract, but Barcelona’s financial problems have prevented them from maintaining control of the attacker, who could now move to the Paris Saint-Germain in a free transfer.
However, Ronald Koeman’s team cannot afford to dwell on the news as their La Liga opener against Real Sociedad will take place next weekend, and Sunday’s clash with Juventus at the Joan Gamper Trophy will be the manager’s last chance to iron out the details before the return from competitive action.
Barcelona will be without the services of Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Ansu Fati, and Ousmane Dembele due to injury, while Pedri is unavailable after a busy summer of soccer for Spain. Barcelona vs Juventus totalsportek is the traditional preseason game which is named as Joan Gamper Trophy 2021.
However, the Catalan giants are expected to send a strong XI onto the field, with Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba, and Antoine Griezmann in line to start. Memphis and Griezmann could be joined in the third final by Martin Braithwaite, who came off the bench to score against Salzburg last time out, while Rey Manaj and Yusuf Demir will also hope to participate.
As for Juventus, Ronaldo is expected to be involved for the first time during the preseason, while there are likely to be many familiar faces at XI despite some key players not yet ready to introduce themselves.
The Catalan giants have played four friendlies this summer, comfortably beating Gimnastic, Girona, and Stuttgart in their first three matches before losing 2-1 to Red Bull Salzburg on Wednesday. Barcelona vs Juventus totalsportek is the traditional preseason game which is named as Joan Gamper Trophy 2021.
Messi could have moved on, but Memphis Depay, Sergio Aguero and Eric García have arrived, and it will be fascinating to see what the team can achieve in the upcoming season, as seven points were found from La Liga champion Atlético de Madrid last season and now one of the best players of all time will be lost.
Juventus have been very quiet during this summer’s transfer window, with a permanent move to Weston McKennie, their only business at this stage, and it remains to be seen if the funds are there for a big-money move to a center-center. , and Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus is believed to be a prime target.
The Serie A giants are back under the leadership of Massimiliano Allegri, who has returned for a second spell, and the Italian will be determined to add to the five Serie A titles he previously won. Barcelona vs Juventus totalsportek is the traditional preseason game which is named as Joan Gamper Trophy 2021.