BARCELONA NEWS

Barcelona have struck an agreement to bring the signing of Gremio midfielder Arthur forward to this summer, according to reports in the Spanish press.
Sevilla defender Clement Lenglet has not yet made a decision about his future but clarity should arrive next week, according to his agent Gregory Dakad.
Jordi Alba ‘would stay at Barcelona forever’ if it was up to him, despite speculation in the Spanish press regarding his future.
Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone has inadvertently reopened the debate between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in a leaked audio tape.
Former Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano insists Argentina ‘have to swallow this poision’ after a disastrous start to their World Cup campaign.
Bayern Munich midfielder and Spain international Thiago Alcantara has emerged as a potential transfer target for Real Madrid, say reports in Spain.
Ligue 1 club Nantes have made an approach for out-of-favour Barcelona defender Douglas Pereira dos Santos, according to reports.
Fresh reports in the Spanish press claim Barcelona have agreed to sign Sevilla defender Clement Lenglet in “a non-aggressive and cordial pact”.
Gerard Pique has responded to Barcelona’s claims of ‘unease’ over his role in Antoine Griezmann’s future by stating the club ‘have my telephone number’.
Highly-rated Barcelona youngster Adrian Bernabe Garcia will join Manchester City at the end of the month on a free transfer, say reports in Spain.
Sergio Ramos hit back at Diego Maradona, who is ‘light years away from Lionel Messi’, and accused Iran of ‘time-wasting’ during their 1-0 defeat to Spain.
Barcelona are willing to sell out-of-favour midfielder Andre Gomes this summer for a fee as little as €22m, according to reports in the Spanish press.
Barcelona will complete the signing of Sevilla defender Clement Lenglet on 1 July by triggering his €35m release clause, say reports in Spain.
Tottenham have emerged as contenders to sign Barcelona defender Jordi Alba this summer, cites a report in Diario Sport.
Gerard Pique has ‘caused surprise and unease’ at Barcelona for his involvement in Antoine Griezmann’s film stating he will remain at Atletico Madrid.
Colombia boss Jose Pekerman insists he is not worried by Yerry Mina’s lack of minutes at Barcelona and will have no hesitation selecting him.
Former Barcelona goalkeeper and Spain international Victor Valdes will join Rayo Majadahonda as a youth coach, say reports in Spain.
Monaco have agreed a deal to sign Barcelona’s highly-rated youngster Robert Navarro on a five-year contract, say reports in the Spanish press.
Barcelona have become the latest club to register an interest in Lazio midfielder and Serbia international Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, say reports in Spain.
Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic has taken to social media to lambast reports of him joining Barcelona this summer as ‘fake news’.
Uruguay international defender Guillermo Varela admits it would ‘be a dream’ to play for Barcelona, following recent reports in the media.
The Spanish FA will not make an approach for Real Betis Coach Quique Setien and will instead turn their attention to Luis Enrique, say reports in Spain.
Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez believes Ousmane Dembele is capable of doing ‘the same things as Pele, Diego Maradona and Zinedine Zidane’.
Lionel Messi admits ‘it hurts me’ to have missed a penalty during Argentina’s 1-1 World Cup draw with Iceland but notes ‘they didn’t want to play’.
Gerard Pique insists he told Barcelona about Antoine Griezmann’s decision to stay at Atletico Madrid ‘as soon as I knew’.
The board of Barcelona have been angered by Gerard Pique’s involvement in Antoine Griezmann’s video where he confirmed his Atletico Madrid stay.
Inter are reportedly pursuing a deal for out-of-favour Barcelona defender Aleix Vidal following their failure to capture Joao Cancelo from Valencia.
Real Betis Coach Quique Setien would be interested in signing any player from the current Barcelona squad, he has admitted.
Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong has requested his club sanction an exit to Barcelona this summer, according to reports in Spain.
Nice have confirmed the termination of Barcelona defender Marlon Santos’ two-year loan spell at the club a season early.
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