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FC Barcelona News: 2 June 2016; Lionel Messi Due in Court, Five Feature in Spain Win

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Barcelona star Lionel Messi due in court to answer tax charges - ESPN FC
Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi will take the stand on Thursday to face questions over his tax affairs. Authorities are preparing a special operation to control the many journalists, fans and onlookers expected to be at the Barcelona court when the star arrives. He did not have to be in the courtroom on Tuesday and Wednesday for the first two days of the trial.

Prominent FC Barcelona presence in Spain's big friendly win (6-1) | FC Barcelona
The international sides are continuing their preparations ahead of this month’s European Championships in France, and Spain looked in great shape in their latest friendly over South Korea, cruising to a 6-1 win. David Silva got the scoring underway with a fine free-kick before former Barça men Fabregas and Nolito made it three ahead of the half-time whistle.

It's going to be a busy summer for FC Barcelona's international players | FC Barcelona
The club football season may be closed for summer vacation, but for many of the best players in the world it means more, not less, work. As many as 15 of FC Barcelona’s best players will be in action over the coming months as a slew of international football tournaments is set to dominate the summer sporting season worldwide.

The ten-year anniversary of the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper | FC Barcelona
Located on a swathe of land in Sant Joan Despí, just five kilometres from Camp Nou, the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper officially opened its doors on 1 June 2006. The Club’s president at the time was Joan Laporta, although the tract was purchased nine years before by the Board of Directors of then-president Josep Lluís Núñez.

Report: Neymar offered to Madrid | Football Espana
An intermediary reportedly offered Barcelona forward Neymar to Real Madrid for €192m, while he’s also said to have an open offer from Paris Saint-Germain. AS cites Cope as claiming that Neymar would have cost Los Blancos some €192m, and the approach from PSG is worth €30m-a-year, net, with the spur being that Neymar has yet to officially renew at Barca.

Barcelona offered Van der Wiel, Rafinha and Blind with Alves set to depart - Eurosport
Barca are interested in Netherlands international Blind, who cost United €17m when leaving Ajax in 2014 and is considered to have technique and versatility Barca are looking for, but not the physicality preferred by Mourinho. He could be available for around the same fee United paid two years ago and has two years on his contract.

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