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Barcelona Reveal Tito Vilanova Tributes on Home Shirts for Nou Camp Farewell

VILLARREAL, SPAIN - APRIL 27:  FC Barcelona players observe a minute's of silence in memory his former head coach Tito Vilanova during the La Liga match between Villarreal CF and FC Barcelona at El Madrigal on April 27, 2014 in Villarreal, Spain.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
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Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterMay 1, 2014

Barcelona have revealed plans to honour former manager Tito Vilanova with a special addition to their home shirts when the side meet Getafe in La Liga at the weekend. 

"Tito, per sempre etern" is written on the chest, per Barcelona's official website: The sentiment translates to "Tito, forever eternal."

Barcelona reveal special tribute shirts for Tito Vilanova at weekend #TitoPerSempreEtern #fcb http://t.co/ezvqXIIPRK pic.twitter.com/2YXPIt2o6g

— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) May 1, 2014

Fans at the Nou Camp are also encouraged to arrive early, with a video tribute and a minute's silence among the activities planned.

With a capacity of almost 100,000, and huge love and respect for their former coach, it promises to be a remarkable occasion.

Vilanova, 45, lost his battle with throat cancer on April 25. The illness had forced him to stand down from the manager's job in the summer of 2013.

[Barcelona, official]

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