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FC Barcelona News: 23 June 2015; Eric Abidal Joins Joan Laporta Campaign, Sampdoria Interested in Adama Traore

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Eric Abidal Barcelona sporting director says Joan Laporta - ESPN FC
Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta has confirmed that Eric Abidal will return to the club as a sporting director if he wins the election. Laporta, who was president between 2003 and 2010, has confirmed he is running in next month's election and he was the overwhelming leader in recent readers' polls conducted by Madrid-based papers AS and Marca.

Josep Maria Bartomeu hits back at Joan Laporta at Barcelona - ESPN FC
"[Messi] is a value of Barca, and Luis Enrique has known how to get very good things out of him," he said. "I do not have telepathy, but when I want to speak with him I call him and that's it. We are closing a winning cycle and opening another, but in silence."

Neymar Jr ready to learn from the situation | FC Barcelona
"Staying only to train is killing me inside" says the FC Barcelona striker in a statement published on social networks regarding his decision to leave the Brazil squad at the Copa America in Chile. "It is giving me no joy. It’s hard to train when you have no objectives and that could lead to me getting injured, which would make things harder still."

Neymar Jr's season in 10 moments | FC Barcelona
When he scored another brace in the 3-1 win at Villarreal, Neymar passed the number of goals scored for FCB by two of the biggest stars ever to play for the side: Maradona and Ronaldo.

Sampdoria express interest Barça B's Adama Traoré - Inside Spanish Football
According to SPORT, Sampdoria are looking to reinforce their attack and Traore’s speed and ability to disrupt defenses has made him the perfect player for Sampdoria, as they try to improve on last season’s seventh place finish. Sampdoria are keen to play Traore on both wings, despite his natural position being on the right midfield and Barcelona realise that the Malian U-20 star has outgrown Barca B but is still not ready for consistent play on the first team.

Bojan Blasts FC Barcelona Boss Luis Enrique For Roma Failure | The Hard Tackle
The Spain international attacker said that the FC Barcelona boss played him out of position while the Giallorossi’s former sporting director Franco Baldini "disrespected" him. Bojan, 24, came through the youth team ranks at Camp Nou before moving to the Stadio Olimpico in the summer of 2011 for a fee of around €12 million.