Barcelona Drop Five Players from its Pre-Season Tour | SEE LIST
Barcelona Football Club have released the names of players that will travel on tour to the United States of America for its pre-season.
The club released the list of players on its official Twitter account on Saturday, July 16th, 2022. Manchester United’s summer target, Frenkie De Jong is also on the list despite the initial reports that he was going to be dropped for the tour.
However, five of the team’s first team players were dropped for the tour as they are not in the plans of the club’s coach, Xavi going into the new season. New signings, Andreas Christensen, Franck Kessie and Raphinha are all included in the list.
Players who were dropped by Xavi include Martin Braithwaite, Oscar Mingueza, Samuel Umtiti, Riqui Puig and Neto. Polish striker, Robert Lewandowski is expected to join the team next week.