Barcelona vs Tottenham XI: Possible Starting Lineups and team news for Joan Gamper Trophy 2023


Barcelona will host Tottenham Hotspur in 2023 as part of their traditional pre-season Joan Gamper Trophy.

It will be the last pre-season game for both sides before the start of their respective league seasons, Barcelona in La Liga against Getafe on August 13 and Tottenham in the Premier League against Brentford on the same day.

Tottenham reign precariously as Bayern Munich look to reward Harry Kane from north London once and for all, while this is the first meeting between the two sides since they met in the 2018/19 Champions League group stage.

Barcelona team news

Xavi will want to be mindful not to overload his players so close to the new season, so he may use this as an opportunity to bed some youngsters – Ilias Akhomach, Estanis Pedrola, Alejandro Balde and Abde among those who could get a chance. gloss.

Ousmane Dembele is likely to miss out as he approaches a move to Paris Saint-Germain, although he trained with Barca recently on Sunday. However, it’s hard to imagine a scenario where either side risks collapsing due to injury.

Barcelona predicted lineup vs Tottenham (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Kounde, Araujo, Garcia, Balde; Pedri, De Jong, Romeu; Raphinha, Lewandowski, Fati

Tottenham team news

Both Ryan Sessegnon and Rodrigo Bentancur are still sidelined and will not be available for selection.

New manager Ange Postecoglou has guided Spurs to two wins and a loss during pre-season, most recently beating Shakhtar Donetsk 5-1 at Tottenham Hotspur’s stadium.

He is likely to fully rotate his hip ahead of the new season to ensure his legs don’t get too tired ahead of Brentford.

Tottenham predicted lineup vs Barcelona (4-2-3-1): Austin; Porro, Sanchez, Dier, Reguilon; Bissouma, Skipp; Lo Celso, Solomon, Gil; Richarlison

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