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FC Barcelona Late News: 11 June 2011; Keita Plays Most Games, Pique Wants Rossi

Keita has been one of the most used players since his arrival in 2008.
Keita has been one of the most used players since his arrival in 2008.

Pep Guardiola: Barcelona's success down to players, not my coaching ability | Goal
"I [do] not consider myself better than anyone else. I just do my job the best [I can] without losing sight of where I come from, being honest with the players, [trying] not to mislead anyone and conveying my idea of ​​football," the former Spanish international concluded.

Keita tops appearances list | FCBarcelona
After playing 56 official matches, Seydou Keita was the player Josep Guardiola made the most use of this season. The Malian has set a wonderful example and this has been reflected in his number of appearances.

Pique wants Rossi at Barca | Sky Sports
The defender played alongside Rossi during his time at Manchester United and he admits the 24-year-old would be 'very welcome' at Camp Nou. Speculation has been rife in the Spanish media that 'El Bambino' is a firm target for head coach Pep Guardiola.

Bye bye Bojan & adios David Villa - what Barcelona must do to sign Cesc Fabregas, Alexis Sanchez & Giuseppe Rossi | Goal
Difficult decisions must therefore be made. Barca’s squad is small, and the Catalan club were lucky to avoid serious injuries to any of their midfielders or forwards last season. The loss of Xavi or Lionel Messi for a long period could have been fatal, and Guardiola is unwilling to take such a risk again.

No offers for Aguero, says new Atletico coach | Eurosport
"The president, the CEO and the sporting director have told me that as of today there is no offer for him," said new coach Gregorio Manzano who was appointed this week for a second stint at the club in place of Quique Sanchez Flores.

Neymar reiterates stance | Sky Sports
Neymar has again insisted that he is more than happy to stay with Santos, after speculation over a move to Real Madrid intensified. Chelsea and Real are understood to be in pole position to land the brilliant 19-year-old, who is ready to star for Brazil at the Copa America this summer.

Swans eye Senna swoop | Sky Sports
The 34-year-old Brazilian-born Spanish international is out-of-contract at Villarreal and looks set to leave El Madrigal. The one-time Manchester United target has now emerged as a target for newly-promoted Swansea, who could offer him the chance of Premier League football.

Málaga hand trio new deals | LFP
Málaga have handed contract extensions to three of their promising youth stars: José Luis García ‘Recio’, Francisco Portillo and Juanmi. All three will continue at the club until June 2015. Recio made 23 appearances last season, including 18 in the starting line-up. He has scored twice in Liga BBVA and is thrilled with the new deal.

Diego Castro on board at Getafe | LFP
Getafe have signed Diego Castro who joins the capital side for the next four seasons. The former Málaga and Sporting star becomes the first incorporation for the Azulones and the first under recently-appointed coach, Luis García Plaza.

Betis bring in Mario and Chica | LFP
On Friday, the Verdiblancos presented full-back Chica, who joins from Espanyol. The player was thrilled with the move saying, "I am really happy at how the fans have welcomed and supported me and proud to belong to an historic, 100-year old club who pack out the stadium every Sunday". Betis also announced that centre-back Mario Álvarez will be joining them on a free transfer from Getafe.

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