Ronald Koeman‘s Barcelona are set to play their third preseason friendly on Saturday against a strong opponent in Stuttgart, after having faced Nastic de Tarragaona and Girona in their first two friendlies this summer.
In the clash against the German team, which finished ninth in the Bundesliga last season, Koeman will give playtime to Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets other Martin Braithwaite, all of whom joined their teammates earlier this week.
Meanwhile, Memphis Depay other Antoine Griezmann, who started from the bench against Girona, are expected to start together up front.
Koeman could also give team B players Nico Gonzalez, Alexander balde other Yusuf demir playing time, as the Dutchman has given young players chances so far in pre-season friendlies.
After the game against Stuttgart, Barcelona I want face Red Bull Salzburg in Austria on August 4, and after that duel the Catalans will return to Spain where they will continue their preparations for the 2021/22 campaign.
His last friendly will take place at the Camp Nou against Juventus at the Joan Gamper Trophy on August 8, as Barcelona they will face Real Sociedad at home in their first LaLiga Santander match, which will be played a week after the match against La Vieja.