Preparation for FC Barcelona vs Villareal CF:
Barça will be traveling by bus to Villareal to face The Yellow Submarines tomorrow at Estadio de la Ceramica.
Setién called up 24 Players, out of which eight are from the B team. Frenkie De Jong, Samuel Umtiti & Ousmane Dembele were left as they are injured.
Barça set their eyes on Ex- La Masia Player – Eric Garcia:
Diario Sport reported that Barcelona had started conversations with City to sign the former La Masia player this summer, and if it fails, they will try to incorporate him in 2021. But reports in England say he is about to pen down a contract renewal with Man City.
Lionel Messi and the rumors of him leaving:
As the rumors intensify as it does this time every year, Fabrizio Romano denies any such transfer (Messi to Man City).
Rivaldo also spoke about it and said: “It’ll be sad to see him leave” but he could “easily play in Premier League.” He also doesn’t rule out the possibility of Messi joining Juventus to form a ‘Messi-Ronaldo’ partnership.
Barça coach Setien also said Messi is fine at Barca and avoids any speculations.
Inter Milan no longer interested in Junior Firpo:
Inter no longer interested in Junior as they have started talks with Chelsea for Emerson Palmeri, he was a crucial part of the plan to bring Lautaro Martinez.
On the other hand, another Italian side has shown their interest in Junior Firpo, Napoli.
Barça’s loss this season will be nearly 200 Million, much more than expected:
Barça will end the financial year with more losses than expected. The club estimated they would lose 154 million euros this season. However, the final figure is close to 200 million.
Everton is interested in Barça loanee Emerson:
Barça wants to sell Emerson, the club sees a business in the Brazilian, with Dortmund and English teams like Everton and Newcastle showing an interest in him. His career path has taken an unexpected turn.
Jordi Alba finally passes his driving test:
Just a few days ago, Spain defender Jordi Alba was the only Barça player without a driving license.
In a video shared on social media by the journalist David Ibanez (Mediaset), Alba can be seen driving his car into the facilities at the training ground in Sant Joan Despi.