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FC Barcelona News: 6 June 2016; Barcelona to Use Denis Suarez Option, Stephen Curry Talks Neymar

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Denis Suárez, two years of development | FC Barcelona
The technical secretary announced that these intentions have already been reported to Villarreal, the club that the player currently belongs to. On July 1, Villarreal will be formally notified that Barça will be exercising its right to repurchase the midfielder. Suárez shall therefore be returning to the team that he left in the summer of 2014 in search of new opportunities and the chance to play more football.

FC Barcelona and the history of the Copa America | FC Barcelona
The South American Football Championship, or Copa America as it is called these days, is the oldest surviving international football tournament in the world. This summer, the United States is hosting the centennial edition of an event that’s had an irregular history over the years, using a wide variety of different formats.

From sea to shining sea: FC Barcelona players in San Francisco | FC Barcelona
Many of the world’s most elite players, representing 16 national teams from the New World’s two confederations — CONCACAF and CONMEBOL — are competing at 10 privileged sites from coast to coast. The grand final is being held at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, a stone's throw from Manhattan's shimmering skyscrapers.

Dani Alves leaving Barcelona for possible Juventus transfer - ESPN FC
Barcelona full-back Dani Alves has said he wants to seek new challenges, after life at the Nou Camp was becoming "too easy." Alves, 33, played an instrumental part in another trophy-filled season for Barca, with the team winning the Copa del Rey, the Club World Cup and the La Liga title.

Curry praises Barca star Neymar following Warriors visit | FourFourTwo
Two of the world's best athletes met for the first time on Sunday after Barcelona star Neymar visited Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors. Neymar, who is in the United States watching Brazil compete at the Copa America Centenario, made his way to Oracle Arena for game two of the NBA Finals.

Lyon confirm Barcelona approach for Umtiti -
Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has confirmed Barcelona have made an approach for Samuel Umtiti, but has stressed a transfer has not yet been agreed. Recent reports from Spain have suggested that the 22-year-old is on the verge of signing a five-year deal with Barcelona, with the Catalans keen to bring in a replacement for Borussia Dortmund-bound Marc Bartra.

Messi trains alone before Argentina v Chile -
Lionel Messi trained alone on Saturday as Argentina continued their preparations for their Copa America Centenario opener against Chile. Albiceleste captain Messi had to be substituted after sustaining a knock to his back during his country's friendly against Honduras last week, sparking fears he may not be fit in time for Monday's re-run of the 2015 Copa final in Santa Clara.

Neymar set to star in xXx movie with Vin Diesel -
Barcelona star Neymar has swapped the football pitch for the bright lights of Hollywood. It’s been confirmed that the Brazil forward will be appearing in xXx:The Return of Xander Cage, which is set to be released in January 2017.

Top ten stories of the week at FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
It’s been another eventful week at FC Barcelona, with the football team launching its new kit and the announcements of the departures of both Dani Alves and Marc Bartra. Meanwhile, the season is drawing to a close in a number of different sports. Here’s a round-up of the biggest stories of the week.

Marc Bartra’s ten key facts and figures from his time at FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Marc Bartra will leave FC Barcelona this summer after 12 years with the club, having agreed to join German side Borussia Dortmund. The defender has contributed greatly to the success of the club, winning every title possible.

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