BARCELONA NEWS

Chelsea have rejected offers of €40m from both Barcelona and Atletico Madrid for forward Willian, according to reports.
Barcelona and Valencia are in negotiations for a direct swap deal for goalkeepers Jasper Cillessen and Neto, report Catalan radio.
Paris-Saint Germain are reportedly open to selling Neymar this summer as club owner Nasser al Khelaifi claims: “I don’t want to see more star behaviour.”
Everton have emerged as favourites to sign Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen, according to reports coming from Catalan media.
Real Madrid have confirmed the signing of FC Tokyo forward Takefusa Kubo on a six-year contract, the club have confirmed.
Full-back Filipe Luis has departed Atletico Madrid but insists he has ‘not signed with any team yet’ amid speculation surrounding his future.
Barcelona midfielder Arthur Melo has explained that he is given ‘more freedom’ when playing for Brazil than at club level.
Barcelona have put a €50m price on full-back Nelson Semedo amid interest from Atletico Madrid, according to a report in Marca.
Paris Saint-Germain have offered Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt double the wages that was on the table from Barcelona, write Diario Sport.
Barcelona are not ruling out an audacious attempt to sign Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford this summer, say Diario Sport.
Italian giants Inter are attempting to hijack Valencia plans to sign Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez this summer, report Diario AS.
Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has rejected the chance to join Real Madrid but remains open to re-joining Barcelona, report Diario Sport.
Barcelona are monitoring a potential deal for Ecuadorian full-back Diego Palacios, who spent last season on loan at Willem II.
Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain are the two clubs left standing in the race for Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt, according to reports.
Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman has spoken about the future of Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt: “It is a secret!”
Real Betis are resigned to losing wing-back Junior Firpo this summer amid interest from Barcelona and the Premier League, say reports in Spain.
Real Madrid and Manchester City are among the frontrunners to sign FC Tokyo forward Takefusa Kubo this summer, according to reports.
Inter Miami - the American club owned by David Beckham - have made an approach for Barcelona striker Luis Suarez, according to Catalan radio.
Atletico Madrid are hopeful of including Nelson Semedo in any deal which sees Antoine Griezmann join Barcelona, report Diario Sport.
West Ham have lodged a €22.5m offer for Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes although his valuation remains €28m, according to reports.
Former Sevilla and Barcelona full-back has accepted a prison sentence of 14 months for tax fraud, it has been confirmed.
Barcelona have officially released their new kit for the 2019-20 season with Nike predicting that it is going to be a bestseller.
Barcelona will offer two players plus cash in exchange for Real Betis full-back Junior Firpo, according to a report in Diario Sport.
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic has paid tribute to former Sevilla star Jose Antonio Reyes: “He was a teammate who everyone wanted.”
Antoine Griezmann has admitted he ‘does not know’ when his next club will be confirmed after declaring he was leaving Atletico Madrid.
Paris Saint-Germain plan to sign Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho this summer to compliment his ‘friend’ Neymar, report Diario AS.
Valencia aim to sign Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen this summer, according to a report on their local Cadena Cope channel.
Future Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong has posted a video to Ajax fans ahead of his departure: “It was an honour to play for this fantastic club.”
Girona striker and reported Barcelona target Cristhian Stuani admits he is likely to leave following their relegation: “A lot of clubs want me.”
Antoine Griezmann signed documentation to join Barcelona back in March ahead of a July move, report Cadena Ser.
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