The Barcelona squad will start the 2021-22 season on July 9, when the players will begin to undergo the mandatory medical examinations, which will last two days, before starting to exercise, on July 12, on the training field of the Joan Gamper Sports City.
This new preseason will be conditioned by the dispute of the Copa América and the Eurocup, which will conclude on July 10 and 11, respectively. Therefore, the Barça players who participate in both tournaments will rejoin the team’s training weeks later.
In this way, the preseason recovers the traditional summer calendar, after a year ago, due to the coronavirus crisis, the 2019-20 campaign ended in mid-August and the 2020-21 preseason started much later than habitual.
In the coming weeks, the club will finish outlining the schedule of friendly matches that Barça will play during its preparation, which will also include the Joan Gamper Trophy.