A first advance of Barcelona 22-23, with Pablo Torre (who arrives from Racing and at 19 theoretically will stay in the subsidiary) as the only new face, starts today without knowing exactly what his still photo will be when the season begins and , who knows, until the end of August when the market closes. The first complete project for Xavi, who will lead his first training course today after more than a month of vacation, is pending multiple operations. A puzzle with many pieces to put together, something the coach was surely expecting despite the fact that on May 22, when Barcelona played their last league game, he sent a message: “It’s time for dispatches.” They continue to work there, but with little news except the goodbye of players who ended their contract likeLuuk de Jong , Adama or Alves. The image of Barcelona 22-23 will have nothing to do with who starts today. To begin with, Mingueza , Riqui , Lenglet , Neto and Umtiti have not even been summoned to resolve their future. If it is noted that the players who had international commitments have permission until the 11th (except Ansu , who returns enthusiastic about the possibility of having a full preseason), Ter Stegen , Peña , Sergi Roberto , Dest , Piqué , Balde , will join today. Nico , Pedri , Pjanic, Collado , Trinco , Abde , Aubameyang and the aforementioned Pablo Torre and Ansu. A total of 15 players will be waiting for Eric , Araújo , Alba , Busquets , De Jong , Gavi , Ferran , Memphis and Braithwaite . The Dane will also have permission to resolve his future. The most interesting of these days at Barcelona is not going to happen in the training camp. This week, the club is going to present Kessié and Christensen , two footballers who have signed, above all, because they have arrived at zero cost, but who will improve competitiveness.
Xavi also wants Dembélé ‘s continuity and Gavi ‘s extension to be resolved as soon as possible. Then, he will wait for Laporta to close the two big operations of the summer: the sale of Frenkie de Jong and the signing of Lewandowski . About the Pole he wants to build a new project that has reliability behind it. That is why he also waits for Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso( Koundé is the dream). If possible, a replacement for De Jong (Soler hopes that Barcelona fulfills the pact that he reached with his agency and with Valencia) and imbalance up. But Barcelona also has to drop ballast. In addition to the five recalled, Pjanic , Trincao , Braithwaite , Collado and, probably, Memphis must leave . Xavi must make a decision with Pablo Torrc