La Liga Title Race At The End:
With yesterday’s 2-1 win against Granada, Real Madrid is now just 3 points closer to the title. For Barça, to have a chance, Real should either lose/tie in the matches against Villarreal and Leganes. A win on Thursday against Villarreal will crown them La Liga winners of 2019-20.
Gustavo Maia to FC Barcelona:
Brazilian Club Sao Paulo has agreed to sell 19-year-old forward Gustavo Maia to Barcelona for €4.5 million. He will join Barça B starting from the 2020/21 season. An announcement is expected tomorrow.
Gustavo Maia has confirmed on a post about his move to Barça on his Instagram.
A new track clarifies the future of Aleñá:
Carles Aleñá is focused on finishing his loan at Betis at a high level, and everything indicates that he will return to Barça to carry out the preseason and fight for a position in the first team.
Barça officially reveals their new kit for next season:
FC Barcelona has presented their new kit for the 2020-21 season with a design inspired by the 1920s, considered the club’s first golden era.
The strip has vertical stripes back and also a golden element too, around the neck and also lining the stripes. It’s similar to the 2010 kit too. The kit is avalaible online for 150 euros, the kits will be soon on sale at the official Barca stores.
Barça will let Umtiti go even if it’s on loan:
Lenglet and Pique are playing virtually every game, supported by Araujo, while Samuel Umtiti has knee trouble again. They will let the Frenchman go this summer.
There are no transfer offers, but Barça is willing to loan him out and sign a defender of their own this summer. He had been rejecting any ideas about leaving given his comfort at the club and in the city. But he might change his opinion once he’s the fifth choice.
Barça & Inter make a pact to talk Lautaro again in August:
According to Monday’s edition of ‘La Gazzetta Dello Sport’, both clubs have agreed to resume talks over a transfer once the season ends.
Barcelona still has two league games to go and then the Champions League in August, while Inter still has some matches to play in Serie A and remain in the Europa League.
Braithwaite running out of time at Camp Nou:
It isn’t easy to understand what’s happened with the Dane because Barça has lacked a freshness that he could have added given he’s played fewer minutes than many teammates, not to mention his eagerness to impress.
The injury to Antoine Griezmann gives him another chance going into the final two games.
Junior Firpo ready to join Inter Milan:
Junior Firpo has already reached an agreement with Inter. He agrees to leave for Inter and will enter the operation to sign Lautaro Martínez. Barça needs to sell players to close the transaction €70m.
Two years of Clement Lenglet:
It’s been two years since the Frenchman was presented as a Barca player.
Both the coaches and directors at Barca are happy with Clement Lenglet’s performances.
The Frenchman’s conduct and professionalism have been excellent on and off the pitch too. He has taken a quality jump since arriving at Camp Nou two years ago and has not stopped growing.
Ousmane Dembele is back on the pitch:
Ousmane Dembélé has taken a step forward in his injury recovery from the hamstring problem he has had since February. He was working at the club’s training ground on Tuesday, which is a positive development.
In the images released by Barca, he was seen doing exercises to help him recover speed, strength and muscle in his legs. He did accelerations, slaloms and changes of direction.