Hibs To Play Barcelona In Pre-Season Friendly?????

Last updated : 03 March 2007 By Steve Forbes

Some exciting news for Hibs fans was revealed today, with the news of a possible pre-season friendly with Catalan giants Barcelona.

The European champions are reportedly trying to set up two pre-season games in
Scotland against Hibs & Dundee Utd.

It is believed
Barcelona's Sporting Director Tixi Begiristain spent the last few days in Scotland trying to tie up the details.

Barcelona spokesman said last night:

"The club can confirm we are exploring the possibility of coming to
Scotland this summer.

"We have a number of options and are hoping to play two games when we are there but no dates have yet been finalised."

Hibs played
Barcelona in the 1960-61 Fairs Cup drawing 4-4 in the Nou Camp before beating them 3-2 at Easter Road.

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