Valverde’s squad has started pre-season training in full swing.
On Friday, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Neymar, Andres Iniesta and a few more returned to Barca’s training ground at the Ciutat Esportiva. The first few weeks of every pre-season include intense training and Barca have picked up the pace, with their international players coming back from their vacations.
Prior to leaving for their pre-season campaign and tour, Barca have signed Nelson Semedo as well as bringing back Gerard Deulofeu from Everton.
The Catalans pre-season tour stars on July 22 when they face off against Juventus, July 26 Manchester United, July 29 Real Madrid and August 7 Chapecoense.