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FC Barcelona News. 15 July 2016; Lucas Digne Officially Presented, Barcelona Reach Betfair Agreement

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Samuel Umtiti arrives in Barcelona | FC Barcelona
After Thursday’s presentation of Lucas Digne, now it’s the turn of another Frenchman, Samuel Umtiti, who arrived in Barcelona later on in the day. At 5.00pm CET, and like his compatriot shortly earlier, he posed for the traditional photo outside the club offices, with the famous crest behind him.

Lucas Digne is officially an FC Barcelona player | FC Barcelona
Lucas Digne was officially presented as an FC Barcelona player on Thursday morning at the Camp Nou, following his medical at Ciutat Esportiva.It was an early start for the Frenchman, who arrived at the Hospital of Barcelona at 7.00am CET before continuing his medical examinations at the club’s facilities. The day before, Digne underwent a rhinoplasty in order to amend an old nasal fracture.

Highlights of Lucas Digne's first day at FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Thursday has been a day that Lucas Digne will never forget. The young French international spent his first day as an FC Barcelona player, with it all starting bright and early in the morning with his medical tests, first in Barcelona Hospital and then at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper training facility.

New FC Barcelona signing Lucas Digne promises to "meet all the club's expectations" | FC Barcelona
New signing Lucas Digne gave his first press conference as an FC Barcelona on Thursday, saying that "it is a huge honour to play for the best the club in the world. This is the start of a big adventure … I will meet club’s expectations of me. This is the perfect place to stay for a very long time. It’s an enormous project and I am hoping to improve as much as I can to reach the peak of my possibilities."

Robert Fernández: Another attacker will join | FC Barcelona
Lucas Digne was presented in front of the media on Thursday, which also allowed the opportunity for technical secretary Robert Fernández to respond to several questions about the rest of the summer transfer window.Digne is Barça’s third transfer of the summer, following Denis Suarez and Samuel Umtiti. After Dani Alves’ departure to Juventus, Robert Fernández said there was no need to sign another right-back.

No Barcelona offer for Jonas Hector, insist Cologne -
Cologne sporting director Jorg Schmadtke has stressed that Barcelona have never tabled an official offer for defender Jonas Hector. The Germany international's representative had told Cologne that Barcelona were interested in signing his client, but Schmadtke has made it clear the Spanish champions have not made a formal approach.

Betfair, new sponsor of FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
As a result of this agreement, which came into force on July 1, FC Barcelona and Betfair will be collaborating in different areas such as image association rights, visibility of branding on the Camp Nou LED system, and a variety of digital benefits. Betfair will also have access to the players to create promotional material and develop marketing campaigns.

FC Barcelona unveils one of the most powerful nuclear resonance systems on the market | FC Barcelona
The FC Barcelona Medical Centre, as a result of its agreement with Toshiba Medical Systems Europe, has some of the finest technology in the field of sports diagnosis. And on Friday the facilities went one step further with the installation of a 3Tesla nuclear magnetic resonance machine, the most powerful such device produced by the Japanese technology firm.