BARCELONA NEWS

Barcelona cruised to victory in their La Liga opener on Sunday, beating Real Betis 2-0 with a pair of first-half goals.
Football Espana is LIVE for La Liga's first Super Sunday of 2017-18 as Barcelona kick us off against Real Betis, before Deportivo La Coruna-Real Madrid!
Gerard Deulofeu and Paco Alcacer partner Lionel Messi up top for Barcelona's La Liga opener against Real Betis tonight.
Sensational reports in France suggest Manchester City could pay Lionel Messi’s €300m release clause, but Sport insists there is no truth to them.
Borussia Dortmund claim Ousmane Dembele and Barcelona are each other’s first choice but accuse the Catalans of lacking class and offering “€30m less”.
Andres Iniesta warns Barcelona “can’t change” their approach to young players and urges them “not to rely on a surreal and inflationary market.”
Andres Iniesta admits “I still haven’t signed a new contract” with Barcelona and that “sometimes I didn’t see things like Luis Enrique did.”
Barcelona will reportedly pay the €40m release clause of Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri on Monday.
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has revealed that he is considering the possibility of playing Lionel Messi as a false 9 again.
Barcelona will reportedly go “all the way” for Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho, despite having a €125m bid rejected.
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Gonzalo Castro has accused teammate Ousmane Dembele of ‘damaging the team’ after not showing up for training.
Barcelona vice-president Jordi Mestre is confident Lionel Messi will put pen to paper on a new Barcelona deal and would be ‘very surprised’ if it did not happen.
New Barcelona signing Paulinho admitted his ‘dream has come true’ by joining the club from Guangzhou Evergrande.
Luis Suarez has been ruled out for a month of action after sustaining a knee injury in Wednesday’s Supercopa defeat to Real Madrid.
Dani Ceballos hailed Real Madrid for ‘taking apart’ Barcelona during the Spanish Supercopa, with the midfielder making his club debut from the bench.
Reports in Spain suggest Barcelona have been contacted by the agent of Julian Draxler regarding a possible summer transfer.
A senior Guangzhou Evergrande has praised new Barcelona signing Paulinho for his generosity and kindness during his two-year stint in China.
Barcelona turned down the opportunity to sign Marco Asensio when he played for Real Mallorca, the forward’s agent has confirmed.
Dani Carvajal believes a dominant opening twenty minutes was the key behind Real Madrid’s victory over Barcelona on Wednesday.
Ernesto Valverde believes Real Madrid ‘are not invincible’ and also hinted the club were hopeful of signing Philippe Coutinho before the weekend.
Zinedine Zidane revelled in how “it doesn’t show when we make changes” after Real Madrid’s Supercopa triumph on Wednesday.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique confesses “in the nine years I’ve been here, it’s the first time I feel inferior to Real Madrid.”
Barcelona general manager Pep Segura says the club are “close” to signing Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele.
Jordi Alba admits Barcelona were caught out by Real Madrid playing with three forwards instead of two on Wednesday.
Real Madrid lifted their second piece of silverware in a week, brushing aside Barcelona 5-1 on aggregate for the Supercopa on Wednesday.
Real Madrid go with Lucas Vazquez and Marco Asensio in attack against Barcelona, who switch to three at the back and Andre Gomes on the left.
Football Espana is LIVE as Sevilla take on Istanbul Basaksehir in the Champions League playoffs, followed by the second leg of the Superclasico!
Las Palmas are working on loan deals for Real Madrid’s Marcos Llorente and Barcelona midfielder Sergi Samper, say reports in Spain.
Philippe Coutinho has reportedly told Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp he does not want to play for the club again after rejected offers from Barcelona.
Napoli are reportedly set to go head-to-head with Tottenham Hotspur for Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez who is said to have a €40m release clause.
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