It has been announced on Friday that Gerard López, Gabri García and Quique Álvarez will all be staying on as coaches of the Barça B, U19A and U19B teams.

López has coached the reserves since the 2015/16 season and oversaw their promotion to the second tier of Spanish football for the forthcoming campaign.

García has just won the Division of Honour with the U19A team, while Àlvarez’s side finished top of National League Group 7.

Ortolà back from Alavés

FC Barcelona has also announced today that goalkeeper Adrià Ortolà will be returning to the club after spending last season on loan to Deportivo Alavés. The 23-year-old has a contract with FCB until 30 June 2020.

Meanwhile, goalkeeper José Aurelio Suárez, midfielders Josep Miquel Fernández, Xemi and Gerard Gumbau, and striker Alberto Perea have all ended their contracts with FC Barcelona.

Defender Borja López will also be leaving Barça B after terminating his contract with the club.

Barça B players see contracts expire

Among the news today was also the expiration of five Barça B player contracts. Goalkeeper José Aurelio Suárez, midfielders Josep Miquel Fernández, Xemi, and Gerard Gumbau, and forward Alberto Perea will not continue at FC Barcelona. The defender Borja López will not continue either.

The Club thanks all five players for their time at Barça B, during which, this season, they helped the team achieve promotion to the Second Divison A.

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