Ballon d'Or gala & more: Key dates and events for your Barca calendar this week
The Catalans start the new week with the Ballon d'Or award ceremony which would (most probably) see Leo Messi claiming the prize
Monday, December 2
Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Frenkie de Jong, Antoine Griezmann and Lionel Messi are going to travel to Paris to attend the Ballon d'Or gala ceremony. The Argentine is the strongest contender to claim the award while the German could scoop the inaugural Yachine Trophy for the best goalkeeper.
Friday, December 6
Ernesto Valverde will face the press ahead of Saturday night's crucial home fixture against Mallorca. The most worrying issue is Gerard Pique's health. The veteran defender was forced to leave the pitch prematurely in the 1-0 Atletico Madrid win.
Deep dive 👉 Valverde provides update on Pique injury worries
Saturday, December 7
We are facing Mallorca at the Camp Nou stadium. The Catalans are La Liga leaders with 31 points while Mallorca are 17th, just one point above the relegation zone.
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