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FC Barcelona News: 28 July 2016; Javier Mascherano to Sign Extension, Barcelona B Lose Friendly

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André Gomes: FC Barcelona relates to my personality | FC Barcelona
André Gomes spoke to the press on Wednesday for the first time as an FC Barcelona player, where he expressed his delight at joining "the best club" for his growth.The Portuguese European championship winner had his medical, put pen-to-paper on his contract and wore the Barça jersey in front of his new supporters before speaking to the media.

The most emotional moment from the presentation of André Gomes | FC Barcelona
With André Gomes having already signed his new contract with FC Barcelona, thus becoming the fourth signing of the off season, it was the player's father who became a protagonist in one of the most emotional moments ever seen during the presentation of a new player.

A day of training camp with Denis Suárez | FC Barcelona
With FC Barcelona camped out in central England this week for a six-day pre-season training camp at St. George's Park, some of the players are feeling nostalgic, having already been there with the team two summers ago. But for many, a one week stay in Burton-upon-Trent isn't just off the beaten path; it's uncharted territory.

Javier Mascherano extends contract until 2019  | FC Barcelona
Javier Mascherano will continue at FC Barcelona until 30 June 2019, as announced by Director of Professional Sports Albert Soler during the press conference of Andre Gomes’ presentation .The Argentine will therefore be extending his current deal by a further year with the club, which was due to end on 30 June 2018

Aleix Vidal looking forward to a clean slate | FC Barcelona
What a difference a year makes.Almost 14 months after signing with FC Barcelona — despite knowing he'd have to sit out the first half of the season through no fault of his own — Aleix Vidal is as enthusiastic as ever. "It was more complicated [last year] than now, but I've always believed in myself," Vidal told a troupe of journalists on Wednesday tat St. George's Park.

A look inside Aleix Vidal's room at St. George's Park | FC Barcelona
Albeit just for a week, FC Barcelona’s current home is the St. George’s Park in the United Kingdom, so Aleix Vidal decided to give a tour of the players’ homes.Training sessions are intense at the English FA’s centre, so the players spend whatever free time they get in the games room, which is where Vidal’s tour began.

Barcelona's Luis Suarez won't put pressure on himself to improve - ESPN FC
Barcelona star Luis Suarez has said that he hopes to continue to improve as he gears up for the season. The 29-year-old saw his Copa America Centenario participation limited after sustaining a hamstring injury in Barcelona's Copa del Rey victory to close out the season in May.

Roy Keane visits FC Barcelona training | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona were back in training on Wednesday morning and were paid a special visit by legendary former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane. Currently part of the Republic of Ireland national team coaching staff, Keane stopped by the English training camp to see how Luis Enrique’s men were preparing for the new season.

Barcelona's Martin Montoya and Cristian Tello not part of Gomes deal - ESPN FC
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez has admitted Martin Montoya and Cristian Tello could join Valencia, but that they are separate to the deal that brought Andre Gomes to the Camp Nou. Barca announced late last Thursday night that they had agreed to sign Los Che midfielder Gomes, 22, without giving any details of the fee, and reports suggested that Montoya and/or Tello could be included in a deal.

Atletico & Barca are buying players, so why aren't Real Madrid? - Goal.com
With just over a month to go, it has been a slow window for Real Madrid. So far, only one signing has been made in what seemed certain to be a busy period due to the transfer ban hanging over the club. So while Barcelona and Atletico are busy buying players, why is it all so quiet at the Santiago Bernabeu?

Jordi Cardoner: Barça members watch the best football at the best price | FC Barcelona
The 2015/16 season was the sixth in a row in which the prices of season tickets at the Camp Nou remained the same, FC Barcelona vice-president Jordi Cardoner said.FC Barcelona season tickets are the most economic at elite European football level, and most Primera Division sides.

FC Barcelona and Konami Digital Entertainment sign global sponsorship agreement | FC Barcelona
The presentation of this agreement was attended by Francesco Calvo, the Chief Revenue Officer of FC Barcelona, and Tomotada Tashiro, the President of KONAMI Digital Entertainment B.V. As a result of this deal, KONAMI is set to launch a special Barça edition that will be released alongside the European version of PES 2017 when it launches on September 15th, 2016.

Llagostera edge out FC Barcelona B, 1–0, in pre-season friendly | FC Barcelona
The FC Barcelona B team fell to its first defeat in three games in the 2016/17 pre-season, going down to Llagostera by a score of 1–0 in a friendly that was played in the beautiful Catalan seaside town of Palamós.Llagostera. which were relegated to the Second Division B this season and will be one of Barça B's primary foes in the race to move back up, got a lone goal from Cano in the 56th minute to top the Blaugrana squad, which was playing with ten players from the Club's U-19 team.