UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE "U-19" starts in august! " 1st edition"
The tournament, the first of its kind in Europe, organised by UEFA aims to help academy players make the transition from youth to first team. Organiser Mark Warburton believes the tournament will help prepare young playersfor the pressures associated with elite level football.
There will be four groups of four teams each, with the top two from each group progressing to the knock-out stages, which begin in January.
Barca will be competing against Liverpool, Inter Milan, Man City, Marseille, Tottenham, Aston Villa, Sporting Lisbon, Wolfsburg, PSV, Celtic, FC Basel, Molde, Fenerbahce & Rosenborg.