News Segunda 

Barca B allow two strikers to leave the club as Lozano joins Girona

Barcelona B have allowed both Rafa Mujica and Anthony Lozano to leave the club, joining Cornella and Girona, respectively. The latter has completed a move to Girona after featuring 20 times for Barca’s second string in Segunda, where he scored four goals. The 24-year-old, who is a Honduras international will now get a chance with La Liga side Girona, who have been impressing this season. Lozano’s exit from Barca B follows that of Wilfrid Kaptoum, who cancelled his contract to join Real Betis and Sergio Gomez, who has joined German…

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La Liga News 

Real Betis sign Barcelona midfielder after he cancels contract

Real Betis have completed a move for Wilfrid Kaptoum, who cancelled his contract with Barcelona on Monday. The 21-year-old midfielder will move to Los Verdiblancos in the coming days and instantly be installed in their reserve side after terminating his deal with Barca. The Cameroonian, who has been featuring for Barca’s B side in the Segunda, was destined to become a regular for the Catalan club’s first team, but a number of injuries and problems have seen him miss the chance. Having agreed a termination of his contract, Kaptoum has…

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La Liga News 

Barcelona complete Tabla signing

Barcelona have completed the signing of Montreal Impact star Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla, the club have confirmed. Tabla has signed a three-year deal with Barca, joining their B team for the remainder of the season in the Segunda division. The youngster arrives with the potential to extend his deal by a further two-years, and has seen a €25m release clause included which could treble if he performs to a certain level. Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, AC Milan and Juventus have been monitoring the 18-year-old striker, who, despite being born in the…

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Blog News Segunda 

Team Spotlight: Barcelona B and the outcasts

As in the previous Team Spotlight feature on Barcelona B, there have been many great players that have gone onto make a significant mark on the senior team. Among these are Xavi, Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi, all winning over 20 trophies for the club and becoming some of the best in their position in the world. Yet, for all the successes, there are a lot more players who have failed to reach the hallowed heights and become stars for Barca. Success away from Barca Some end up becoming a…

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Blog News Segunda 

Team Spotlight: Barcelona B and its path to stardom

In the past six months, Barcelona have spent over £100m each on two attackers, flexing their financial muscle as they go in search of regaining the La Liga title and winning their first Champions League trophy in three years. Yet, it was not too long ago that all 11 players on the pitch had come through the ranks at the club, including their greatest youth product, Lionel Messi. La Masia has been hailed across the globe as producing the best young talent, with the boarding school-like academy drilling into children…

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La Liga News 

Barcelona agree deal to sign Jose Angel Pozo

Barcelona have agreed a deal to sign former Manchester City forward Jose Angel Pozo, according to reports. The 21-year-old was expected to go on and become one of European football’s top players, but he has failed to live up to those expectations, having left Man City in 2015. Having started all 18 league games for Almeria this season in the Segunda division, the Spaniard now looks set to move to Barcelona’s B side in the January transfer window. El Transistor on Onda Cero report the deal has been has been signed…

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Match Centre Segunda 

La Liga 1|2|3 Round Up: Huesca defeat Lugo to move top

Huesca defeated third placed Lugo to move top of La Liga 1|2|3 on their own with goals from Gonzalo Melero, David Ferreiro and Alex Gallar securing a 3-0 win. This game was the game of the weekend on paper as the top two, before the matchday began, went head to head but in reality it was a comfortable afternoon for the league leaders. A clash of heads in the box saw the referee award a somewhat debatable penalty to the hosts with Melero finding the bottom corner with ease to put…

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La Copa News 

Jose Arnaiz discusses ‘memorable’ Barcelona debut

Barcelona forward Jose Arnaiz has discussed his debut for the club in which he scored against Murcia on Tuesday evening. The 22-year-old joined the Catalan club’s B side from Real Valladolid earlier this summer and has since scored four goals in eight games in La Liga 123, catching the eye of the club’s supporters and first team coach Ernesto Valverde. Handed his official Barca debut on Tuesday evening, Arnaiz scored the third of this side’s goals as they beat Murcia in the Copa del Rey first leg. “My debut with…

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La Copa News 

Valverde’s trust in youth begins with Copa tie against Murcia

Ernesto Valverde will for the first time introduce a number of ‘B’ team players as Barcelona meet Murcia in the Copa del Rey on Tuesday evening. Following the weekend victory over Malaga, Valverde chose to rest the likes of Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi, Paulinho and Samuel Umtiti, handing them two days off and introducing a number of ‘B’ team members. Barca, who trained on Sunday at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper will now travel to Murcia later on Tuesday before facing their opponents at the Estadio Nueva Condomina. Valverde, who has…

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Blog La Liga Segunda 

Will José Arnáiz be Dembele’s temporary replacement at Barcelona?

22-year-old José Arnáiz is fast becoming a talisman for Barcelona B. Reports are that Ernesto Valverde is now considering giving him first team time while Dembele is out injured. The winger featured again in Saturday’s match at the Mini Estadi and his goal made the difference in the 1-0 win. Barcelona B only signed Arnáiz this August from Real Valladolid for 3.4 million euros. Arnáiz was considered one of the club’s top performers last season with 12 goals in 35 appearances. He now has a three-year contract with Barcelona B….

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