BARCELONA NEWS

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Ernesto Valverde says Ousmane Dembele is getting better with each training session and has “no doubt” that Andres Iniesta will stay at Barcelona.
Zinedine Zidane warns no-one is guaranteed a place in his Real Madrid team and admits “I don’t see La Liga without Barcelona.”
Andres Iniesta met with Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu earlier this week to discuss his contract renewal, say reports.
Arda Turan’s return to Galatasaray has taken a fresh twist with new claims that despite ‘advanced talks’ the negotiations have now ‘cooled off’.
Colombian striker Luis Muriel has challenged his Sevilla teammates to challenge Real Madrid and Barcelona in Spain this season.
Out-of-favour Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan is set to join Galatasaray on a two-year loan deal, according to reports in Spain.
Julian Draxler told his Germany international teammates he ‘waited for Barcelona until the last minute’, say reports in Spain.
Kylian Mbappe has revealed he advised France international teammate Ousmane Dembele to join Barcelona last month.
Real Sociedad defender Inigo Martinez admits he has no idea why his move to Barcelona broke down, as he never spoke to the club.
Andres Iniesta wants to sign a new deal at Barcelona despite denying talks of an ‘agreement in principle’, according to reports in Spain.
Barcelona have confirmed highly-rated young midfielder Carles Alena has penned a new three-year deal at the club with a €75m release clause.
Barcelona’s La Liga clash with Sevilla in November could be hit with seven withdrawals should Argentina be involved in a World Cup qualifying playoff.
Barcelona are lining up a move for Marseille’s highly-rated teenage midfielder Maxime Lopez, according to reports in Spain.
Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic is set to sit out his side’s Catalan derby with Espanyol and the Champions League opening clash with Juventus.
Andres Iniesta has denied claims by Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu that he had ‘an agreement in principle’ for a contract renewal.
La Liga chief Javier Tebas has reiterated his calls for investigations into the spending of Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City.
Barcelona could choose to play in Spain or a Catalan League should independence be achieved, according to Catalonia's Union of Sports Federations.
Paris-Saint Germain boss Unai Emery has hit out at ‘inaccurate’ reports of comments attributed to him in relation to Barcelona’s pursuit of Marco Verratti.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes Juventus forward Paulo Dybala is a ‘great player’ but he is ‘happy’ with the Blaugrana’s team.
Neymar has branded Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu “a joke” for claiming the club were wrong to trust him and his father.
Barcelona are said to be lining up a move to bring Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici to the club following the summer transfer window.
Barcelona reportedly twice rejected the opportunity to sign Paulo Dybala from Juventus this summer as they thought he wasn’t compatible with Philippe Coutinho.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has reiterated Lionel Messi has ‘signed’ a new deal at the club while Andres Iniesta has ‘an agreement in principle’.
Barcelona have confirmed they made a late offer for Paris Saint-Germain winger Angel Di Maria at the behest of Coach Ernesto Valverde.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has called for optimism from the club’s fans in the wake of the summer transfer window.
Arsenal full-back and Spain international Hector Bellerin wanted to leave the club this summer amid interest from Barcelona, say reports.
Former Valencia and Barcelona defender Jeremy Mathieu has blasted the Spanish press due to the ‘pressure and demands’ they bring.
Juventus are already working on a deal to land Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta when he becomes a free agent next summer, say reports.
Ousmane Dembele ‘did what he had to do’ to secure his move to Barcelona and has explained this is why he missed Borussia Dortmund training.
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