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FC Barcelona News: 19 June 2011: Barca approach Cesc, Malaga want Drogba, Atleti trio being sold

Apparently Diego Forlan is off the Galatasary...
Apparently Diego Forlan is off the Galatasary...

Barca approach Cesc | The Sun

Hill-Wood said: "Yes, they have spoken to us about Cesc. They have been in touch but so far they have not made a bid and we do not want to let him go. But he comes from Barcelona so it is understandable if he wanted to go back. However, they have not made an offer so far."

Griezmann is staying put | Goal

"It's pleasing to see that a club like Barca are interested in me," Griezmann is quoted as saying in Sport. "That means I'm doing things well. I can confirm that some directors from Barca have called my agent, but I'm not leaving.

Messi beats Ronaldo again | MirosportMalaga after Drogba | News of the World

Messi has been crowned the leader for income according to Sports Illustrated. The Fortune 50 list is not specified to soccer and takes into account the earnings, endorsements, bonuses and appearance fees of leading sports stars across the globe.

The Chelsea hitman is being tracked by coach Manuel Pellegrini as a high-profile strike partner for Ruud van Nistelrooy. Malaga finished in mid-table in La Liga last term but they are now backed by rich Qatari Sheikh Abdullah ben Nasser Al Thani.

Granada win promotion | FCBarcelona

After 35 years out of the top flight, Granada won the play off final against Elche to ensure they will again be playing the likes of Barça next season. Granada join the automatically promoted sides Betis and Rayo in La Liga for the 2011-12 season.

Bojan on route to Rome | Yahoo

Roma have announced they hope to conclude a deal for Barcelona's young forward Bojan "in the next few days". The forward was rated as a huge prospect when first graduating from La Masia but has found regular football hard to come by at Europe's best club side.

Atleti trio off to Turkey | TodaysZaman

"We have agreed on terms with Atletico Madrid over the signing of Forlan, Reyes and Ujfalusi, and we have informed the [Turkish] stock market accordingly. We will keep the public abreast of the latest developments," a statement posted on the Galatasaray website read.

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