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FC Barcelona News: 16 June 2016; Pedro Wants Barcelona Return, Lionel Messi Criticized

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How Barça's players fared in the 2016 Copa América group stage | FC Barcelona
Claudio Bravo of Chile, and Leo Messi and Javier Mascherano of Argentina have made it out of Group D and into the quarterfinals. A meeting in the final is possible, where fans in the United States would be treated to a rematch of last years’ title game. Luis Suárez was on Uruguay’s roster, but did not play a single minute due to injury. Uruguay was knocked out early after losing their first two games.

'Messi made fun of us' - Campos furious after Argentina defeat -
Bolivia star Jhasmani Campos was left furious by Lionel Messi's Argentina cameo on Tuesday, and accused the Barcelona superstar of disrespecting his nation in the Copa America clash. Goals from Erik Lamela, Ezequiel Lavezzi and Victor Cuesta had given Argentina an unassailable lead at half time, with the second period notable only for the entry of Messi as he continues his return from injury.

Transfer news: I want to return to Barcelona, says Pedro -
Chelsea forward Pedro has revealed he wants to return to Barcelona and says he has already spoken to the Spanish club's president Josep Maria Bartomeu regarding a possible move. Pedro signed for Chelsea in August 2015 having previously spent his entire career at Barca, but struggled to make a big impact last season, scoring just eight goals in all competitions in his maiden campaign at Stamford Bridge.

Jordi Alba hoping for Pedro return to Barcelona | FourFourTwo
Jordi Alba has revealed he hopes to see Spain team-mate Pedro return to Barcelona. The Chelsea forward left Camp Nou for the Premier League last year, but has now admitted that he has spoken to the Spanish club's president Josep Maria Bartomeu about a return. And that is a move that would be welcomed by Alba, who is a "great friend" of the 28-year-old

Xavi Hernández still in thrall to Barça's football | FC Barcelona
The best match I saw was the 4-0 (against Real Madrid away). I was convinced that we would go on to win the treble. I said it to the players, to Andres (Iniesta), to Busquets, to Jordi Alba: "You will win the treble!" But it was a shame to lose out in the Champions League. From what I understand, the trip to South America (for international duty) affected us a lot. It is not just a player, it was the three up front who made a large journey and then came the Clasico. It affected us.

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