BARCELONA NEWS

Argentina have confirmed that Lionel Messi is “better” after making progress in his recovery from rib and back injuries.
Marc Bartra has confirmed that he will be able to leave Barcelona for €8m this summer after failing to make enough appearances in 2015-16.
Lionel Messi could be Barcelona’s second Copa America casualty after the forward suffered a possible double injury in Argentina’s friendly against Honduras.
Sergio Busquets has expressed his delight at signing a contract extension with Barcelona as “I’ve always wanted this”.
Barcelona have announced that Sergio Busquets has put pen to paper on a contract extension that keeps him at the club until 2021.
Javier Mascherano has played down “rumours” linking him with an exit from Barcelona, although “I don’t like to cling onto anything” in regards to his future.
Links between Barcelona and Domenico Berardi have intensified after the Sassuolo forward reportedly visited Catalonia last week.
Cristiano Ronaldo was flattered by Gerard Pique mimicking when celebrating Barcelona’s Primera title win. ‘They think of me even when they win…’
Andres Iniesta admits the atmosphere in the Spain camp ahead of Euro 2012 ‘wasn’t the best’ after Real Madrid and Barcelona rows.
Dani Alves’ agent insists the defender has ‘no plans’ to leave Barcelona despite confirming an offer from Juventus.
Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin leads Barcelona’s wish list to replace Dani Alves, who looks set for Juventus on a free transfer.
Barcelona have responded to reports Javier Mascherano has an agreement with Juventus by declaring the centre-back ‘non-transferable.’
Barcelona’s search for a centre-back for next season has reportedly led them to interest in Deportivo La Coruna’s Sidnei.
Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano has reportedly reached an agreement with Serie A champions Juventus.
The future of Dani Alves and Javier Mascherano at Barcelona are in the air and having a knock-on effect on the club’s summer transfer plans.
Lionel Messi is grateful to everything he’s been given by Barcelona but confirms he’d like to return to Argentina in the future.
World Cup winning Coach Marcello Lippi has considered the style of La Liga’s top three, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.
Neymar told the crowd at Barcelona’s La Liga-Copa del Rey double celebrations that he is ‘happy’ at the club.
Barcelona technical director Robert Fernandez confirms Sandro Ramirez is free to leave the club this summer.
Gerard Pique took a swipe at Barcelona’s critics as the club celebrated their La Liga and Copa del Rey double at Camp Nou.
Barcelona have confirmed fears that Luis Suarez injured his thigh in Sunday’s Copa del Rey triumph against Sevilla.
Monchi insisted Sevilla could have no regrets with their performance against Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final as “now’s the time to celebrate”.
Josep Maria Bartomeu paid tribute to Barcelona for their “herculean effort” in Sunday’s Copa del Rey triumph against Sevilla.
Luis Suarez faces a race against time to be fit for Copa America after Barcelona reportedly noted “a tear” in the striker’s thigh from the Copa del Rey final.
Unai Emery has confirmed that Ever Banega will leave Sevilla as the midfielder “shed tears” after Sunday’s defeat to Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final.
Luis Enrique has admitted for the first time that Marc Bartra could leave Barcelona following Sunday’s Copa del Rey triumph against Sevilla.
Coke admits Sevilla “didn’t know what to do” with the ball when they were a man up on Barcelona in Sunday’s Copa del Rey final defeat.
Jordi Alba believes Barcelona “won’t stop” winning trophies after their Copa del Rey triumph against Sevilla on Sunday confirmed successive doubles.
Andres Iniesta revelled in “a magnificent season” for Barcelona after Sunday’s Copa del Rey triumph against Sevilla.
Barcelona do the double for the second straight season as extra-time goals from Jordi Alba and Neymar defeated Sevilla 2-0 in the Copa del Rey final.
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