The defender was born in Cassà de la Selva, and joined Barça in 2010 from Girona. Arnau is a Barcelona DNA defender. A very calm and composed player, he is positionally excellent as well. Always very calm under pressure, the Catalan is a ball-playing-defender. As all Barcelona sides build-up from the back, the defenders have to be comfortable with the ball at their feet. Check out some of his best plays in La Masía.
Hong Chul puts defender on the floor for a brilliant assist
Ulsan emerged from the East Coast derby as 2-0 winners over Pohang Steelers after a wonderful opening goal set up by Hong Chul. Check out how the 29-year-old’s quick feet left his defender in pieces before he cut the ball across for Kim In-Sung to tap in. ...read more
Dani Alves: 'I'm going to defend the colours of this shirt'
FC Barcelona's Dani Alves spoke about defending the colours of the shirt during his first spell at the club. ...read more
Conte on Eric Dier: 'One of the best defenders in the league'
Conte said Eric Dier still had a good chance of playing in the World Cup after the defender was left out of Southgate's squad. In his opinion, he was still one of the best defenders in the league. ...read more
Messi dribbles past keeper and defender inside the box
During FC Barcelona’s 2-1 win away at Rayo Vallecano in the 20/21 Copa del Rey Round of 16, Leo Messi linked up with Pedri and dribbled past the goalkeeper and one defender, but he could not score. ...read more