Six reasons why Lionel Messi is world's best - ESPN FC
Stars such as Hristo Stoitchkov, Rivaldo and Ronaldinho helped the Catalans become synonymous with beautiful football, effectiveness upfront and, above all, a winning club for rivals to fear. However, the Camp Nou has never witnessed a talent of Messi's calibre.
FIFA block Suarez return | Football Espana
FIFA have informed Barcelona that bringing Denis Suarez back a year early from Sevilla would contravene their transfer embargo. Barca were under the impression that as Suarez was only on loan with Los Rojiblancos, they could reincorporate him into their squad despite being banned from making signings until January 2016.
Messi, Mascherano and Argentina go for Copa América semi-finals | FC Barcelona
The Sausalito Stadium in the Chilean city of Viña del Mar will host the quarter-finals of the 2015 Copa América between Argentina and Colombia. Two FC Barcelona players in the competition, Leo Messi and Javier Mascherano, are looking to stamp their ticket for the semi-finals. The White and Sky Blue won Group B after beating Uruguay and Jamaica and drawing with Paraguay.
Jordi Alba hoping to hang up his boots at FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Jordi Alba, who arrived in Japan on June 24 to attend a football clinic, has spoken to the local media. When asked about the extension of his Barça contract to 2020, he confessed that although he is only 26, he’s hoping to see out his career at the club. "I want to play for Barcelona for many, many years" he said.
Agreement with Everton FC for transfer of Gerard Deulofeu | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona and Everton FC have reached an agreement for the transfer of midfielder Gerard Deulofeu. The contract includes a release clause if Barcelona make an offer to Everton meeting certain requirements. FC Barcelona also have a right of first refusal if Everton decide to sell the Player.
Barcelona candidates blast Gerard Deulofeu departure - ESPN FC
Barcelona presidential candidate Jordi Farre has hit out at the sale of Gerard Deulofeu to Everton, saying: "They've destroyed La Masia." On Thursday, Everton announced they had agreed a deal to sign the player for €6 million. Deulofeu, who spent the 2013-14 season on loan at Goodison Park, has agreed a three-year contract with an option for a further season and will join on July 1.
FC Barcelona v Sevilla: Memorable meetings | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona and Sevilla are about to play in the European Super Cup for the second time. In 2006, they were the respective winners of the Champions League and what was then known as the UEFA Cup (now the Europa League). The venue that year was Monaco while this time they are off to the Georgian capital of Tbilisi on August 11. Members can apply for tickets for that match on Tuesday 30 June and Wednesday 1 July.
Paul Pogba to Barcelona transfer talked up by Laporta - ESPN FC
Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta has said he is impressed with Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba and has the personal contacts that could make a transfer happen. Pogba, 22, has been linked with a big-money transfer, and Barca, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea and Manchester City have all been credited with an interest in the France international.