have apologised for mocking Real Betis following a 5-2 win over their rivals on Sunday.

Following the victory at the Nou Camp, tweeted a photo of defender Junior Firpo holding up five fingers with the caption ‘Junior knows’.

The champions signed Spain Under-21 international Firpo from Real Betis in August.

The club tweeted: “ h to sincerely apologise for any offence caused to Real Betis.”

“No disrespect was intended, but we were wrong to publish it on a night that was very special for Junior.”

Barcelona's tweet of Junior Firpo holding up five fingers

Firpo made his debut during the 5-2 win, coming on for ian midfielder Rafinha after 81 minutes.

The 23-year-old featured in 29 games for Betis last season and was part of Spain’s U21 an Championship-winning side in June.

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