BARCELONA NEWS

Joan Laporta has claimed that there are "certain powers" at Barcelona who want Lionel Messi out of the club.
Turkish champions Besiktas have confirmed that they are in talks to sign Barcelona full-back Adriano.
Luciano Vietto refused to speak to the media after Atletico Madrid's friendly win against Numancia on Saturday, amidst speculation of an agreement with Barcelona.
Lionel Messi will begin his preseason seven days earlier than planned after being included in Barcelona's list for their trip to St. George's Park on Monday.
Barcelona have been accused of letting Lionel Messi down by not accompanying him to his tax fraud trial.
Ivan Rakitic is expected to stay at Barcelona and has the support of Luis Enrique for a new contract promised by President Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Barcelona and Atletico Madrid are said to have reached an agreement in principle for the transfer of Luciano Vietto.
Sevilla sporting director Monchi says there is no news on the future of Kevin Gameiro, a target of Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.
Luis Suarez is happy Barcelona have signed Valencia’s Andre Gomes and believes Atletico Madrid’s Luciano Vietto would fit in too.
Luis Suarez isn’t worried about his Barcelona contract as he believes the club recognise his contribution, and talked Lionel Messi.
Mario Gomez and Robin van Persie have been touted as options for Barcelona as La Blaugrana continue to look for a new forward.
Ivan Rakitic’s agent has sent a cryptic message on Twitter saying ‘I think it’s time to go’ after Barcelona signed Andre Gomes.
Barcelona won’t sell a midfielder to make way for Andre Gomes, it’s reported, as Luis Enrique still trusts all the players in the position.
Andre Gomes reportedly made clear he wanted Barcelona if he was to leave Valencia as he wanted to play with Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi.
Martin Montoya is expected to go to Valencia as Andre Gomes joins Barcelona and Cristian Tello could make the move as well.
Barcelona swooped for Valencia midfielder Andre Gomes, a Real Madrid target, after Los Blancos and Los Che couldn’t agree terms.
Alen Halilovic has officially left Barcelona for Hamburg but the Catalans have the right to re-sign the Croatia starlet.
Luis Enrique insists he’ll only leave Barcelona when he’s too tired to go on or the club gives him the heave-ho.
Luis Enrique confirms Barcelona’s search for a fourth forward and explains the kind of player wanted. ‘A pure striker with goals and speed.’
Luis Enrique believes Javier Mascherano will renew with Barcelona and discusses Lionel Messi’s international retirement.
Luis Enrique admits he was surprised Dani Alves chose to leave Barcelona but praised a ‘special player.’
Barcelona and Rubin Kazan have reached agreement over Alex Song and he’ll be allowed to go on a free.
Martin Montoya and Cristian Tello turned up for Barcelona’s first day of pre-season despite being given an August 8 return date.
Atletico Madrid are said to be in front of Barcelona for Sevilla’s Kevin Gameiro, while other reports say Barca have cooled on the forward.
Sevilla have reportedly told Barcelona to pay €40m or forget about signing Kevin Gameiro.
Jeremy Mathieu is considering offers to leave Barcelona from Besiktas and Liverpool as he expects to have a reduced role in the coming season.
Samuel Umtiti believes he is taking a risk by joining Barcelona but insists it is one he ‘had to take.’
Barcelona remain keen to take Luciano Vietto from Atletico Madrid and Vietto is still interested, but a likely lack of minutes is a concern.
Barcelona and Luis Suarez are talking about a new contract and the belief is the forward will be renewed without much of a fuss.
Alen Halilovic wasn’t present as the Barcelona squad returned for pre-season and is on the verge of leaving for Hamburg.
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