BREAKING NEWS: Barcelona fire striker

Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique gestures from the sidelines during the Spanish league football match Getafe CF vs FC Barcelona at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez stadium in Getafe on October 31, 2015. AFP PHOTO / JAVIER SORIANO

Barcelona have terminated the services of Sergi Guardiola few hours after he signed for the Catalans’ reserve team.

It is the dream of every young player to dorn the Catalans colors but for Guardiola, the the dream has ended just before it started.

Within hours of signing for the club’s reserve team, forward Guardiola according to reports from Spain as reported on BBC Sports was sacked after officials were alerted to “offensive tweets” he had posted two years ago about Barca and Catalonia.

Guardiola, 24, joined Barcelona B on Monday but, according to Marca¬† , the Spanish national daily sport newspaper, his contract was terminated “some hours later” when they became aware of pro-Real Madrid tweets,¬† including offensive language about Catalans.

Guardiola started this season at Madrid-based club Alcorcon in Spain’s second tier.