FC Barcelona Legends to play friendly in India

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Mumbai will host Barca Legends in January 2018...

FC Barcelona Legends team are to play a friendly match in Mumbai in January next year, the Catalan club announced on Friday. The club's team that comprises of former players have reached an agreement with the Football Next Foundation for a game to be played in India after the initial plan to set up an 'El Clasico' Legends game in September was scuppered.

An opponent or schedule for the friendly game is yet to be confirmed but it is set to be coach Albert Ferrer's third game in charge with Barcelona Legends.

The first game was the second leg of a two-legged affair against Manchester United at Old Trafford which they drew 2-2. The last time these legends took the field was on September 20, when the current Kerala Blasters forward Dimitar Berbatov struck a hattrick to secure a 3-2 win for their opponents Friends of Stoichkov.

Angoy, Juan Carlos, Dehú, Nadal, Sánchez Jara, Sergi Barjuán, Popescu, Litmanen, Goikoetxea, Ezquerro and Salinas all started the game for Barça Legends in their previous outing. 

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