BARCELONA NEWS

Joan Laporta has slammed Barcelona for a lack of transparency in the controversial deal that took Neymar to Camp Nou two years ago.
Barcelona presidential candidate Agusti Benedito has branded the sale of Gerard Deulofeu and reported pursuit of Paul Pogba as a “scandal”.
The French media are reporting that Paris Saint-Germain plan to make a move for Barcelona forward Neymar next summer.
Juventus have reportedly opened the bidding stakes for Barcelona target Paul Pogba at €80m.
The Spanish Press claim Marc Bartra has decided to stay at Barcelona this summer, despite a clause which allows him to leave for a cut-price fee.
Josep Maria Bartomeu insists Barcelona cannot afford to “paralyse our transfer activity and give the edge to our rivals” in light of their presidential elections.
Agusti Benedito has claimed that the Barcelona’s treble success happened in spite of Josep Maria Bartomeu, while Luis Enrique only contributed “a bit”.
Former Villarreal and Atletico Madrid star Diego Forlan believes Neymar’s “magical” talents will make him the world’s best player in the next few years.
Arrigo Sacchi has claimed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic would be considered better than Lionel Messi “if football was an individual sport”.
Arda Turan has fuelled speculation that he could leave Atletico Madrid this summer by confirming “my agent is currently in touch with three to four clubs”.
Carles Puyol has recounted an episode in Barcelona training when he was “humiliated” by Lionel Messi.
Barcelona’s negotiations with Juventus for Paul Pogba have reportedly been put on hold until after their presidential elections on July 18.
Josep Maria Bartomeu has promised more signings if he is re-elected Barcelona President next month.
The agent of Shkodran Mustafi has revealed that Barcelona and Real Madrid are both interested in signing the Valencia defender.
Xavi Hernandez believes he owed it to Barcelona to ensure he departed for Qatar on a high.
Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi admits “it’s incredible how difficult it is to score a goal for the national team” after being denied by Colombia.
Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta says he will consult Coach Luis Enrique “before signing” Paul Pogba but doesn’t foresee any problems.
Barcelona have sacked Jordi Vinyals from his position as B-team Coach after overseeing the team’s relegation to Segunda B.
Martin Montoya’s move from Barcelona to Inter will reportedly be announced on Friday evening.
Arda Turan has reportedly informed Atletico Madrid of his desire to leave the club, citing unhappiness with Diego Simeone’s style of play.
Josep Maria Bartomeu claims “we want the party to be on the pitch, not in the director’s box” in an indirect reference to Barcelona rival Joan Laporta.
Jordi Alba has revealed that he wants to see out the remainder of his playing career at Barcelona.
Josep Maria Bartomeu will reportedly bring in Luis Enrique’s chief target Arda Turan if he is re-elected Barcelona President next month.
FIFA have informed Barcelona that bringing Denis Suarez back a year early from Sevilla would contravene their transfer embargo.
Reports in Italy say Barcelona and Inter are discussing a series of transactions involving Alex Song, Martin Montoya and Mateo Kovacic.
Everton manager Roberto Martinez has spoken in glowing terms of winger Gerard Deulofeu after the Toffees took him from Barcelona on a permanent basis.
Sevilla sporting director Monchi says Denis Suarez will stay at the club for a second season and not return to Barcelona.
The agent of Barcelona full-back Adriano has said it is in his client’s interests to quit the club if he is only going to be third choice.
It’s reported that Barcelona and Everton have come to terms on the transfer of Gerard Deulofeu and the winger now needs to complete a medical.
Joan Laporta has ‘guaranteed’ Barcelona would continue to win trophies if he returns as President, and discussed the club’s interest in Paul Pogba.

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