Breaking down Cancelo's winning goal vs Celta - it took 3 secs & 3 players
Barcelona didn't have the best game against Celta but the goals from Robert Lewandowski and Joao Cancelo were pure beauty!The combination that led to the winning goal literally took only three seconds. It all started with Gavi receiving the ball and Cancelo immediately rushing towards an empty space.
9 Barca players with €1 billion release clause
Since Neymar's €222m release clause was triggered by PSG in 2017, Barcelona have changed strategy to put their best players, particularly the young ones, on astronomical exit clauses. The norm is €1 billion with up to nine Barcelona players now with a release clause worth that much.
3 stars incredible, 4 unsung heroes: Barcelona player performance tier list for Antwerp thrashing
Barcelona kicked off their 2023/24 Champions League campaign with a fantastic 5-0 win over Royal Antwerp.The Blaugrana produced a five-star performance, with Joao Felix, Robert Lewandowski and Gavi all getting among the goals.
Gavi sets Champions League record for Barcelona with one impressive stat after Antwerp thrashing
Gavi had an impressive outing for Barcelona in their 1-0 win over Royal Antwerp.Not only did he score a goal in the second half, a brilliant left-footed finish, but the youngster also played a key role in helping Barca dominate the game.
'Sometimes we have to stop him': Xavi mentions one negative in Gavi's style of play
"Gavi is a very dynamic player, but he struggles to keep his position," Xavi told the media after Barcelona thrashed Antwerp 5-0 in the Champions League."He can run and press three players in a row, and sometimes we have to stop him," he added.
'He's the heart of the team': Xavi names one player he finds very difficult to substitute, not Lewandowski
Gavi is just 19 years old, but Xavi sees him as the heartbeat of the Barcelona squad right now. "The feeling I have about Gavi is that it is very difficult for me to take him off the field," Xavi said in his press conference on Monday.
9 best pics prove Lewandowski's special relationship with Gavi
There seems to be a healthy relationship brewing between Robert Lewandowski and Gavi, and it dates back to last season. The 19-year-old midfielder is a lively character whose personality and stubbornness cannot be overlooked in the dressing room.