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FC Barcelona News: 2 July 2015; Arda Turan Likely to Join Barcelona, Martin Montoya Arrives in Milan

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A busy July for FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
The month of July brings with it a return to football activity. July 13 is the starting date for a busy preseason that includes a North American tour of international friendlies.

A synopsis of the Treble-winning 2014/15 season | FC Barcelona
The team will forever be remembered as having won the Club's unprecedented second Treble, and we at have created a special section to bring together the 2014/15 season's historic and memorable achievements, all under one roof.

Arda Turan most likely Barcelona from Atletico reports - ESPN FC
Barcelona have emerged as frontrunners to sign coveted midfielder Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid, according to reports. Arda, 28, is a top priority for Barca coach Luis Enrique after his side's Treble-winning 2014-15 campaign, report a number of Spanish media outlets.

Arda Turan perfect Luis Enrique signing for Barcelona - ESPN FC
He is, they say, an express request from Luis Enrique, and it is easy to see why. While Barcelona are evidently still a very different prospect to Atletico Madrid in terms of their style, there is a common work ethic shared between Simeone's and Luis Enrique's teams. Under those intensely demanding conditions, Turan has still managed to produce consistent magic.

Barcelona have lost their values says Johan Cruyff - ESPN FC
"I am with Laporta, mostly because of the values," Cruyff told assembled media. "Barca has lost them and before anything else there should be principles, values. Money is secondary. "Values like La Masia have been lost. Before it was a magical word, now that has disappeared. "In addition, Barca has by a long way won the world prize for being caught up in judiciary issues and that cannot be. We must take this seriously."

Leo Messi reacts to Argentina rout in Copa América | FC Barcelona
A year after the huge disappointment that Argentina felt after losing the 2014 World Cup Final in Brazil, Leo Messi, Javier Mascherano and Argentina have been presented the opportunity to redeem themselves in the 2015 Copa America against hosts Chile and fellow FC Barcelona teammate Claudio Bravo after routing Paraguay 6–1 in the semi-finals.

Montoya arrives in Milan ahead of Inter move | FourFourTwo
Martin Montoya has arrived in Milan ahead of his proposed move to Inter from Barcelona. The full-back has risen through the ranks at Camp Nou and made the breakthrough into the first-team in February 2011. However, Montoya has failed to nail down a regular starting berth for the Spanish champions and has largely played second fiddle to Dani Alves.

Inter transfer news: Luis Enrique said I wasn't needed at Barcelona, says Martin Montoya -
"I'm sad. Luis Enrique told me he didn't count on me," he was quoted as saying by Mundo Deportivo."I wanted to go in January but they wouldn't let me because of the sanction on transfers. "It was very clear to me I had to go when they renewed Alves and signed Aleix Vidal."

Telefónica to produce Barça TV | Soccerex
Spanish club FC Barcelona are set to hand over the running and management of their official television channel to Spanish telecoms firm Telelfónica from today. The channel will retain its status as Barcelona's official TV station, and Barcelona will still have editorial control over the channel's programming.

Los Angeles Galaxy, the first opponent of the preseason | FC Barcelona
A month before the preseason gets under way, we take a look at the four teams that FC Barcelona will be playing in this summer’s International Champions Cup. It all starts on July 21 (at 5.00am CET on July 22 back in Barcelona) against Los Angeles Galaxy at the Pasadena Rose Bowl.

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