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FC Barcelona News: 8 June 2015; Barça Present Trophies at Camp Nou, Aleix Vidal Signs 5-Year Contract

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Aleix Vidal signs up till 2020 | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC have struck a deal to bring Aleix Vidal to the Camp Nou, with the 25-year-old signing a five-year contract that will keep him at the Club until June 2020. Vidal – a pacey right wing back – will be officially presented on Monday, with the signing ceremony set to take place at 1.00 pm CET after a morning of medical tests at the Hospital de Barcelona and the Centre Mèdic at the Ciutat Esportiva.

Aleix Vidal passes medical | FC Barcelona
Aleix Vidal has passed his routine medical checks on Monday morning at Hospital de Barcelona and in the medical centre at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper. The Catalan, who arrives from Sevilla, is returning to the club where he played one season with the U14 B team in 2001/02, alongside current team-mate Jordi Alba.

Meet Aleix Vidal, FC Barcelona's newest player | FC Barcelona
Aleix Vidal (21 August 1989) has joined FC Barcelona from Sevilla, where he finally made a name for himself after several years playing for lesser clubs and three years at Almeria, who he helped to win promotion to the First Division. Born in the town of Valls in Catalonia, he now returns to his homeland, where he already spent one season at Barça playing for the U14 B team in 2001/02, as part of the same squad as Jordi Alba, who he now joins in the first team.

Final fete at Camp Nou to celebrate second treble | FC Barcelona
By all measures, it was a proper party to cap a record season for FC Barcelona. The team arrived at Camp Nou after a majestic parade through the streets of Barcelona that brought together thousands of fans to celebrate the La Liga, Spanish Cup and Champions League titles attained after ten months of competition.

Luis Enrique exalts players' hunger and ambition | FC Barcelona
In addition, the coach wanted to make another appeal, as he did three weeks ago, during the celebration of the league title: "We ask again that you stay close to the team. I hope they'll make history again, because the hunger and ambition of these players knows no limits."

Barcelona streets filled with fans | FC Barcelona
The Barcelona streets were packed with fans on Sunday evening as the Barça players paraded through the city for three hours after winning the Champions League in Berlin to complete a fantastic treble winning season.

The Championship parade in two minutes | FC Barcelona
Barça celebrated their fifth Champions League and second Treble with a parade through the streets of Barcelona, massively followed by Barça fans. With the three cups at the top of the bus, the squad did not hide their joy, singing and dancing the whole way. In this two-minute video you can see the highlights of the European champions's celebration.

The champion of champions | FC Barcelona
Xavi lifted the Champions League trophy at the Olympiastadion, Berlin on Saturday night to top off what has been a truly remarkable campaign for the Catalan club. Luis Enrique and his team won the title the hard way, beating the champions of all of Europe’s biggest leagues en route.

Return of the European champions | FC Barcelona
Freshly crowned European champions FC Barcelona returned Sunday afternoon from Berlin, where on Saturday they won the Club's fifth UEFA Champions League title and completed an unprecedented second treble with an exhiliarating 3–1 victory over Juventus. Just shy of 6.00pm CET, the squad's plane landed at Barcelona-El Prat Airport. The two-hour flight was filled with happiness, jokes and plenty of smiles.

Luis Enrique takes treble in debut season | FC Barcelona
Barça’s win against Juventus made them the first team to claim two trebles of League Cup and Champions League success and coach Luis Enrique has also claimed his place in history as only the eight manager to achieve the feat – and that in his first year at the Club.

Luis Suarez journeys from World Cup villain to UCL hero - ESPN FC
One of the biggest challenges for Luis Enrique was to bring effective pressing from the front back to the Camp Nou. In Suarez, Barca have finally found a central striker who relishes that side of the game as much as Samuel Eto'o once did. His importance even extends to defending corners, where a natural thirst to win the ball makes him an obvious choice for the role of protecting the near post.

International press praises FC Barcelona the world over | FC Barcelona
All over the world on Sunday morning, groggy-eyed international readers woke up, got a cup of coffee, and went for either their favourite newspaper or electronic device. Whether they were glancing at a front page or a home page, one piece of news was nearly ubiquitous — FC Barcelona’s historic victory in the UEFA Champions League.

Culers in heaven, but in Berlin | FC Barcelona
The dream of a fifth UEFA Champions League title and second treble became reality on Saturday night in Berlin, where close to 20,000 Barça fans lived it live from the majestic Olympiastadion. An entire section behind one of the goals was dyed blue and maroon. It was especially spectacular before kick off when the fans held up a mosaic with the Club motto, més que un club.

Josep Bartomeu hails Luis Enrique after Barcelona's 'incredible' season | Football News | Sky Sports
Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu hailed Luis Enrique as "one of the best coaches in the world" after completing the treble in Berlin. The 45-year-old enjoyed an amazing debut season in charge of Barca, winning La Liga, the Copa del Rey and the Champions League. The success is even more impressive considering there was talk of a crisis at the club in January and reports Enrique and Lionel Messi had fallen out.

Iniesta out of Spain games -
Andres Iniesta has been ruled out of Spain's games against Costa Rica and Belarus this week because of injury. The Barcelona midfielder will miss Thursday's international friendly against Costa Rica in Leon and Sunday's UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier against Belarus in Borisov due to a recurring muscular problem.

Marc-Andre Ter Stegen Barcelona Champions League -
The fact that Claudio Bravo held the No.1 spot in domestic duties makes Ter Stegen's consistency in Europe all the more impressive. Six clean sheets before the final underpinned Barcelona's impressive defensive form, but highlights were saves from Sergio Aguero's penalty and a remarkable reaction stop to deny Robert Lewandowski.

Neymar bags a burger on parade - ESPN FC
Neymar managed to work up quite an appetite in the process of scoring the treble-clinching goal for Barcelona in the Champions League Final on Saturday night.Indeed, while the team paraded around the city on an open-top bus to show off their historic trophy haul, the striker was seen openly pleading with the good people of Barcelona to throw him up a hamburger.

Man Utd could miss out after Dani Alves reveals offer from Italy | Sky Sports
Out-of-contract Barcelona defender Dani Alves has said it would be a pleasure to sign for AC Milan and has revealed he has an offer from Italy. The 32-year-old Brazilian, who lifted the Champions League as his final action for Barca on Saturday, has reportedly been a target for Manchester United this summer.

Barcelona complain to UEFA over fans' treatment at Champions League final | Football News | Sky Sports
Barca supporters celebrating their side's 3-1 win over Juventus in the Champions League final were left angry by their treatment at the Berlin Exhibition Centre, a normally unused terminal at Schoenefeld airport, which was assigned by UEFA for the arrival and departure of charter flights.

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