Barcelona’s defeat at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium sounded all the alarms in Catalonia. Not only for the loss of all three points but also because of the injuries the team suffered along the way. However, for every bad thing that happens, there is usually a silver lining.
And for the Azulgrana, the silver lining is very much the youth, as it always has been at the club. According to SPORT’s latest report, Ronald Koeman was left quite impressed by the performances of young players against Dynamo Kyiv in the mid-week Champions League game that he plans to give all of them more minutes further down the line.
This, of course, includes the best performers on the day, Carles Aleñá and Óscar Mingueza, but could also extend to the likes of Riqui Puig and Matheus Fernandes too. All four were really good on the night and this could warrant them more chances in the near future.
SPORT also say Koeman applauded them both in the media but also in the traning ground as well, saying he appreciates their effort and that it will not go unnoticed. Not only that but we just might see some of them back in the squad this very weekend against Osasuna.
The coach has been adamant on putting trust in the youngsters and giving minutes to players that deserve it, and this would surely put some weight behind those words.
Leaked: Barcelona’s 2022-23 home kit
Footy Headlines have predicted the 2022/23 season Barcelona home kit already. According to the outlet, the jersey will be released in the summer of 2022.
The new home kit will feature three color stripes; navy, navy blue and red.
Knowing how accurate the outlet has been in its earlier leaks, it is solid to say that this is how the jersey will look more or less. However, there might be slight changes, such as sleeve cuffs.
Since Barcelona’s contract with Rakuten expires in 2022, it remains yet to be known which brand will become the main sponsor and feature on the jersey.
Barcelona fans were absolutely disgusted with the 2021/22 home jersey that was leaked earlier. The bar was set so low, that Culés can only be happy about this one.