Close season: Dates for your diary

Close season: Dates for your diary

An at-a-glance look at some of the things coming up in June, July and August

The 2018/19 season is over, but there is plenty to look out for during the close season – the highlights including plenty of international football and the team going on their preseason trip to Japan.

ALL THIS SUMMER'S INTERNATIONAL FIXTURES

JUNE

5: Nations League Final Four semi-finals: Portugal (Semedo) v Switzerland / England v Holland (Cillessen, De Jong)

6: Anniversary of our fifth Champions League

9: Nations League Final in Portugal

7: Start of FIFA Women’s World Cup in France (Barça players with Spain. England, Brazil, Nigeria, Holland and Norway)

14: Start of Copa America in Brazil: (Barça players with Brazil, Chile, Argentina and Uruguay)

15: U20 World Cup Final in Poland (Barça players with Uruguay, USA and France)

16: Cursa Barça Fun Run

16: Start of European U21 Championship in Italy/San Marino (Aleñá)

21: Start of African Cup of Nations in Egypt (Wague)

24: Leo Messi’s 32nd birthday

30: European U21 Championship Final

VILA-REAL-BARÇA: MIGUEL RUIZ
VILA-REAL-BARÇA: MIGUEL RUIZ

JULY

1: Transfer market opens

1: Frenkie De Jong officially becomes an FC Barcelona player

1: Emerson Aparecido officially becomes an FC Barcelona player (to spend 2019/20 season on loan to Real Betis)

7: Copa America Final

7: Women’s World Cup Final

16: Sergio Busquets’ 31st birthday

19: African Cup of Nations Cup

23: FC Barcelona v Chelsea in Saitama, Japan (Rakuten Cup Supported by Scalp-D)

27: FC Barcelona v Vissel Kobe in Kobe, Japan (Rakuten Cup Supported by Scalp-D)

AUGUST

Date and opponent to be confirmed: Joan Gamper Trophy

Date to be confirmed: Start of La Liga

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