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Sep-22 20:11 first published at 20:11 PM


FC Barcelona’s youngest player of the century – FC Barcelona It’s wonderful to be young. That is certainly true in the case of Barça right now. Since the 2001/02 season (when the data begins), Xavi Hernández has been in charge of the youngest group of blaugrana players, with an average age of 25 years and 169 days. It should be noted that this statistic does NOT refer to the total number of players in the squad, but only to the number of minutes played on the field.
Pedri still has ‘room to improve,’ according to FC Barcelona.
“I try to work day to day and enjoy my football,” Pedri says in an interview published in today’s Sport, in which he discusses himself and the rest of the team.
Meeting between Xavi and Pablo Torre to decide on youngster’s future at Barça – SPORT
Pablo Torre has used the three days of rest granted to the FC Barcelona squad by Xavi Hernández to return to his hometown of Soto de La Marina and disconnect before returning to training.
Eric Garcia, defender for Barcelona and Spain, says “criticism has no effect on me” – SPORT
Eric Garcia took part in a press conference at Las Rozas ahead of Spain’s UEFA Nations League games against Switzerland and Portugal. When questioned, the Barcelona player stated, “criticism doesn’t affect me, I had to get used to it at first, when it does surprise you a little, but in the end you understand what this is all about.”
Barça and Madrid are tracking Lovro Majer, nicknamed the new Modric – SPORT
The transfer market is never quiet. Despite the summer window closing, clubs are still looking ahead and working on January deals or planning for next season. As they prepare to replace Sergio Busquets, Barcelona is looking for a deep midfielder. The top target is Martin Zubimendi, but there are others.
Vanderson of Monaco would be a long-term bet for Barcelona at right-back – SPORT
Signing Vanderson de Oliveira would be a long-term bet on a player who could usher in a new era. It would not be a short-term or stopgap agreement. The Monaco right-back, 21, is primed to burst onto the scene at the highest level, where he could play for many years.
Sergio Busquets has stated his desire to leave Barcelona at the end of the season – SPORT
The day has come. Sergio Busquets is prepared to leave Barcelona when his contract expires on June 30, 2023, after 15 years at the club’s heart.
Zubimendi has been chosen as Barcelona’s replacement for Busquets – SPORT
The dreadful day has arrived. The time has come for Barcelona to say goodbye to Sergio Busquets, who is expected to leave the club at the end of the season.

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