Jules Kounde has not been registered to play for Barcelona forward of their La Liga opener against Rayo Vallecano.
Barcelona had hoped to register all of their new summer season signings this week after elevating £85m from promoting 24.5 per cent of Barca Studios to Orpehus Media – however Kounde can have to wait to make his debut after the checklist of registered gamers was introduced on Friday night time.
Robert Lewandowski (£42.5m), Raphinha (£55m), Andreas Christensen and Franck Kessie, who all joined throughout this switch window, have been included in the squad forward of their opening fixture at residence to Rayo Vallecano on Saturday.
Barcelona’s 23-man squad vs Rayo Vallecano
Goalkeeper: Marc-André ter Stegen
Defenders: Sergino Dest, Gerard Pique, Ronald Araújo, Andreas Christensen, Jordi Alba, Sergi Roberto, Eric Garcia, Samuel Umtiti
Midfielders: Sergio Busquets, Pedri, Ferran Torres, Miralem Pjanic, Franck Kessie, Frenkie de Jong, Nico Gonzalez.
Forwards: Ousmane Dembele, Robert Lewandowski, Ansu Fati, Memphis Depay, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Raphinha, Martin Braithwaite.
Ousmane Dembele and Sergi Roberto have additionally been registered after agreeing new contracts, whereas Barcelona are but to full the switch of Marcos Alonso from Chelsea and Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva stays a high goal.
Orpehus Media, an audio-visual manufacturing firm with an extended historical past of manufacturing content material, is managed by Jaume Roures.
Barcelona’s summer season signings:
- Robert Lewandowski – Bayern Munich, £42.5m
- Raphinha – Leeds, £55m
- Andreas Christensen – Chelsea, free
- Franck Kessie – AC Milan, free
- Jules Kounde – Sevilla, undisclosed
“The sale was carried out below authorisation of the General Assembly of FC Barcelona members final October 23.
“With this investment the strategic partners in Barça Studios show confidence in the value of the project and the future of Digital content in the world of sport.”
Chelsea prepared to signal Barca duo De Jong and Aubameyang
Chelsea are prepared to signal Frenkie de Jong and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang if Barcelona enable each gamers to go away this month.
Manchester United agreed a £72m charge to signal De Jong final month however he’s owed £17m in deferred wages and can not agree to go away till he’s paid. Barcelona need him to keep however provided that he agrees to take a major pay minimize and settle for a £6m settlement for his deferred wages.
Chelsea are prepared to match United’s £72m supply and in contrast to United, they will supply De Jong Champions League soccer.
Aubameyang moved to Barcelona on a free switch from Arsenal in January. He has three years left on his contract. Although supervisor Thomas Tuchel has been reluctant to speak about Aubameyang in public, he’s eager to work once more with a participant who scored 79 objectives for him in two seasons at Borussia Dortmund.
Tuchel confirms Alonso exit
Tuchel confirmed Marcos Alonso is shut to leaving Chelsea and that he requested not to be in the squad to face Everton final weekend.
“That is the case,” he mentioned in his press convention after the 1-0 win at Goodison Park on August 6.
“He tried to leave, and we agreed to his wish. It wouldn’t have made sense to put him on the pitch today, in this situation it was the right thing to do.”
Bernardo: I’m glad at City however not sure of future
Bernardo Silva has revealed he’s glad at Manchester City, however has no thought about what the long run holds, amid curiosity from Barcelona.
The Portuguese midfielder has seen the likes of Garbiel Jesus, Raheem Sterling and Oleksandr Zinchenko go away the Etihad Stadium this summer season however admits he’ll all the time be respectful to his membership.
“I’ve always said that I’m happy here, but I have no idea what’s going to happen,” he instructed ESPN. “We’ll see, truthfully. My relationship with the membership may be very sincere.
“I’ve been open with them and they know what I want. If I stay, I’m very happy, and I will always respect this club and give all my best. If not, it’s football and we’ll just see what happens.
“They all the time say to all of us that if you happen to’re not glad, you possibly can go. Of course, they’re in Business and so they need the correct amount of Money for letting us go, however personally it is a relationship with the membership that may be very respectful. They have all the time been sincere with me and I’ve all the time been sincere with them.
“As I said, I will always respect my relationship with Man City, with the fans, with the staff, with my teammates, so whatever happens happens and for sure, it will happen in a very respectful way.”
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