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FC Barcelona News: 9 June 2016; Preseason to Start on 19 July, Liverpool Considering Thomas Vermaelen

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FC Barcelona to begin preseason on 19 July | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona’s 2016/17 preseason officially opens on 19 July, when the players will be at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper for physicals and orientation. Training will begin the following day. Players taking part in the Copa América, the Euro 2016 and the Summer Olympics will gradually rejoin the team afterwards.

Barcelona must reward Javier Mascherano for his loyalty - ESPN FC
Mascherano has given a series of interviews in the past week from the United States, where he and Argentina are plotting to win the Copa America, with ambiguous messages ranging from statements that he wants to remain at the club to indications he could leave Camp Nou at any moment.

Barcelona transfer news: Valencia's Halilovic deal on the verge of breakdown -
Goal understands that talks have stagnated over the last few days as the club's wage offer is still far off what the Croatian midfielder is hoping to receive. The situation shows few signs of being resolved, and Halilovic has started to listen to other offers as Valencia's interest wanes.

RUMOURS: Liverpool in battle for Thomas Vermaelen -
Liverpool are keen on bringing Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen back to the Premier League, according to Sport. The Belgium international has struggled to make an impact since moving to Camp Nou from Arsenal in 2014 and is keen on a move back to England.

The weekend's best goals from the FC Barcelona youth academy | FC Barcelona
The 2016/17 football season may be winding down, but the Barça TV programme, Promeses, is still working hard. As always, we are here to bring you the best five goals scored over the past weekend by players in FC Barcelona's youth academy, La Masia.

Lazio in for Adriano, Vietto | Football Espana
AS cites reports from Sky Sports that say Lazio are trying to get Adriano from Camp Nou via a clause in the defender’s contract that says he can leave for free, while Vietto is targeted as a replacement for Miroslav Klose, who left at the end of the season when his contract expired.

FC Barcelona Ultimate Rush a new gaming app for Barça fans | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona announces the release of FCB Ultimate Rush, an exciting new mobile running game that allows anyone to play the immersive running journey in the streets of Barcelona with Barça’s current superstars such as Lionel Messi, Luis Suárez, Neymar JR, Gerard Piqué, Andrés Iniesta and the rest of the team.

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