The first team will return to training in mid July / MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

The first team begins preparations for the 2015-16 season on July 13, when they are due at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper for the routine physical and medical tests before they begin training.

The five players that are going to the Copa America (Bravo, Neymar Jr, Dani Alves, Messi and Mascherano) will not be expected back until a little later, depending on how long their countries remain involved in the tournament that has just started in Chile.

2015 International Champions Cup

Luis Enrique and his players will spend a whole week at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper before they fly to the United States on July 19 for the 2015 International Champions Cup. The recently crowned treble winners will be facing Los Angeles Galaxy, Manchester United, Chelsea and Fiorentina between July 21 and August 2 in the cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington and Florence (Italy).

Two Super Cups

In August, as well as the Joan Gamper Trophy on a date and against a team yet to be decided, Barça also have some official fixtures in addition to the league, which is due to start towards the end of the month. On August 11, they play Sevilla for the European Super Cup in Tbilisi (Georgia) and will also be playing the two legs of the Spanish Super Cup against Athletic Bilbao on dates yet to be decided.

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