BARCELONA NEWS

Barcelona have confirmed Javier Mascherano is to leave the club, with an official goodbye to be held this week.
Rafinha Alcantara is targeting Champions League qualification with Inter after completing a loan move from Barcelona.
Out-of-favour Barcelona forward Gerard Deulofeu could re-join Milan this month after potential moves to Inter and Napoli broke down, say reports.
Sevilla remain in pole position to sign former defender Aleix Vidal from Barcelona but the two clubs continue to negotiate on a fee, say reports.
Real Betis winger Nahuel has joined Barcelona B after his parent club Villarreal sanctioned the deal, say reports in Spain.
Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen will miss only two weeks of action after injuring his hamstring against Real Betis on Sunday.
Barcelona midfielder Rafinha Alcantara is undergoing his medical at Inter ahead of joining the club for the remainder of the season.
Manchester City are said to be close to triggering the €65m release clause of Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte.
Luis Suarez has described Lionel Messi’s performance at Real Betis as ‘spectacular’ and fans should feel ‘privileged’ to watch him.
Ernesto Valverde hailed Lionel Messi for putting on a ‘show’ after his brace in Barcelona’s 5-0 hammering of Real Betis on Sunday.
Barcelona have confirmed that defender Thomas Vermaelen suffered a hamstring injury during Sunday’s 5-0 win at Real Betis.
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez proved unstoppable as the pair fired Barcelona to a 5-0 victory over Real Betis in La Liga on Sunday.
Samuel Umtiti is a substitute for Barcelona against Real Betis this evening, in what promises to be an entertaining encounter at Benito Villamarin.
Barcelona have been boosted by the return of defender Samuel Umtiti for their trip to Real Betis in La Liga on Sunday.
Ernesto Valverde repeats Antoine Griezmann is a ‘great’ player, confirms Rafinha will join Inter and hopes Philippe Coutinho “can play for Barcelona soon.”
Zinedine Zidane has confessed his admiration for Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar. “He’s loved by all of football.”
Rafinha’s father has confirmed that the Barcelona midfielder will join Inter. “He just wants to do what he loves at an excellent club.”
Espanyol and Sevilla will both be on a high from their Copa del Rey exploits when they lock horns in La Liga on Saturday.
Barcelona defender Aleix Vidal is moving closer to re-joining Sevilla this month as the club’s continue to negotiate, say reports in Spain.
Schalke have confirmed midfielder Leon Goretzka – a reported transfer target for Barcelona – will join Bayern Munich in the summer transfer window.
Sergi Roberto has agreed a new contract with Barcelona until June 2022 with a €500m release clause included, the club have confirmed.
Juventus forward Paulo Dybala will have to submit a transfer request directly to the club in order to leave, according to the club’s CEO Beppe Marotta.
Barcelona are willing to sanction the loan of midfielder Rafinha Alcantara to Inter with an obligation to buy, say reports.
Barcelona midfielder Paulinho risks a month on the sidelines after suffering a suspected foot injury against Espanyol on Wednesday.
Barcelona have announced that defender Gerard Pique has agreed a new contract with the club until 2022.
Espanyol boss Quique Sanchez Flores suggests he was right to turn down Stoke City as he is ‘grateful’ to the Catalan side.
Gerard Pique slammed Espanyol fans for their conduct against Barcelona and jibed “If I had to choose a defeat, it’d be this one.”
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has confirmed that midfielder Rafinha “is one more player that can help us” this season.
Lionel Messi missed a penalty as Espanyol defeated Catalan neighbours Barcelona 1-0 in Wednesday's Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg.
Barcelona name a weakened team against Catalan rivals Espanyol in this Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg.
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