BARCELONA NEWS

Barcelona sporting director Eric Abidal believes Ronald Koeman ‘meets the criteria’ for becoming Coach at the Camp Nou.
Real Madrid and Barcelona are considering a summer move for Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar next summer.
Barcelona sporting director Eric Abidal has confirmed the club are in talks with Lionel Messi over a new contract.
Barcelona are set to send scouts to monitor highly rated Dutch teenager Calvin Stengs according to reports in Mundo Deportivo.
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is open to the club signing his eventual replacement in the near future.
Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann has admitted he has found it tough to adjust to life at the La Liga champions.
Barcelona are considering a January move for a back up central defender, according to reports in Marca.
Barcelona skipper Lionel Messi is in line to remain on international duty with Argentina, for their friendly with Uruguay next week.
Dani Olmo has confirmed his intention to play at Euro 2020, after scoring on his international debut in the 7-0 hammering of Malta last night.
On-loan playmaker Philippe Coutinho is costing Bayern Munich at least €657k per game, according to calculations.
Barcelona midfielder Riqui Puig is not being considered for first-team action by Ernesto Valverde, according to Diario AS.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has dismissed claims extra rest will benefit his side over Real Madrid for December’s El Clasico.
Spain Under-21 forward Abel Ruiz admits he may need to leave Barcelona to seek first-team playing opportunities elsewhere.
Ivan Rakitic has explained he has given Barcelona his all during his time at the club and still has a lot left to give.
The Spanish FA are facing embarrassment on their revamped Supercopa with multiple TV companies not bidding to win the broadcast rights.
Real Madrid defender Nacho Fernandez has lamented the new El Clásico date as giving more rest to Barcelona ahead of the tie.
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has welcomed reports that the club are attempting to sign a new striker to compete for a starting place.
Barcelona have made an approach for Flamengo 17-year-old star Reinier, according to coverage from El Mundo Deportivo.
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos believes the new date for El Clasico favours Barcelona due to extra rest before the game.
Atletico Madrid are willing to pay €40m to sign midfielder Ivan Rakitic from Barcelona in January, report Movistar+ in Spain.
La Liga president Javier Tebas has criticised the rearranged date for the league’s El Clasico meeting between Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Getafe are poised to approach Barcelona to land prized central midfielder Carles Alena on a loan deal, report Marca.
Juventus are poised to rival Barcelona in clinching the signature of Chelsea forward Willian next year, report the Mirror.
Barcelona are set to loan out midfielder Carles Alena in January without a purchase option, say Diario Sport.
Barcelona have reignited their interest in bringing Chelsea forward Willian to the club next summer, report El Mundo Deportivo.
Ivan Rakitic looks certain to leave Barcelona in the coming months and the club are prioritising finding a replacement, say Diario AS.
Luis Suarez is considering his future at Barcelona and is open to joining a club in MLS when his contract expires in 2021, say Calciomercato.
Real Betis full-back Emerson is aiming to ‘make history’ with Barcelona and helping them to win the Champions League title.
Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman confessed being appointed at Barcelona next summer was a ‘possibility’ for him.
The rearranged El Clasico fixture between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been confirmed for Wednesday 18 December.
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