LIVE: Barcelona vs Villarreal – Ronald Koeman gets off to a flyer in first match in charge as with Catalans FOUR up before half-time as Ansu Fati nets twice in LaLiga opener
- Barcelona get their new season in the Spanish top flight underway
- Ronald Koeman takes charge of the Spanish side for the first time
- LaLiga clash from the Nou Camp gets underway from 8pm BST
Barcelona will hope to put their summer crisis behind them as they embark upon a new season under Ronald Koeman who takes charge of the Spanish side for the first time.
The Dutchman was appointed following a summer that saw Barca lose out in LaLiga title race as well as suffer an 8-2 defeat by Bayern Munich in the Champions League, leading to the sacking of Quique Setien as manager.
Key man Lionel Messi had also looked to leave the club but he starts on Sunday night for the 8pm BST kick-off against Villarreal at the Nou Camp. Follow all the action as it happens.