Espinosa in action for Barcelona B
|Full name||Javier Espinosa González|
|Date of birth||19 September 1992|
|Place of birth||Talavera de la Reina, Spain|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 June 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Born in Talavera de la Reina, Toledo, Castile-La Mancha, Espinosa moved to FC Barcelona's youth system, La Masia, at the age of 13. On 1 May 2010, whilst still a junior, he made his senior debuts with the B-team, playing the second half in a 2–1 home win against Valencia Mestalla after replacing fellow youth graduate Albert Dalmau, and scoring in the process.
Espinosa became a regular fixture under new manager Eusebio Sacristán. He scored five goals in 27 games in the 2012–13 season, again spent in Segunda División. He continued to appear regularly in the following campaign, netting a career-best seven goals as Barça B finished third.
- Spain U17
- As of 7 June 2014
- Javi Espinosa: otro Iniesta se cuece en La Masía (Javi Espinosa: another Iniesta is 'cooked' in La Masía); Sport, 22 March 2011 (Spanish)
- Festival de goles en Soria (Goal festival in Soria); Diario AS, 26 February 2011 (Spanish)
- El Villarreal CF ficha a Javier Espinosa (Villarreal CF signs Javier Espinosa); Villarreal's official website, 11 July 2014 (Spanish)
- "Javier Espinosa". Soccerway. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
- Includes other competitive competitions, including the Supercopa de España, UEFA Super Cup, FIFA Club World Cup.