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FC Barcelona News: 9 July 2016; Neymar Case Closed, Barcelona B Sign Marlon Santos

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Club delighted that Neymar Jr case is definitively closed | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona spokesman Josep Vives and the director of its Legal Services Román Gómez Ponti gave a press conference on Friday to assess certain legal matters of concern to the club. Vives started by explaining that the judge at the National Court has definitively closed the Neymar DIS case, describing it as “a chapter that has caused a lot of headaches … but everything is now over. This decision, along with the agreement in accordance passed by the Board of Directors, brings the Neymar case to a definitive end.”

RUMOURS: Man City want Bravo to replace Hart - Goal.com
Manchester City want to sign Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo to replace Joe Hart, according to Mundo Deportivo. Pep Guardiola wants a No.1 who can play with his feet in a similar vein to Manuel Neuer at Bayern Munich and doubts Hart's technical ability in open play.

The ten best assists from the 2015/16 season | FC Barcelona
The 2015/16 season saw FC Barcelona produce a veritable avalanche of goals. And many of them would not have been possible were it not for a head-turning assist from a magnanimous teammate.They came early, they came often, they came in all shapes, sizes and colours. Here are the top ten coolest assists from last season, served chilled, on an entertaining video platter that is guaranteed to leave your mouth agape.

Barcelona new boy Denis Suarez would love to wear Xavi's No. 6 shirt - ESPN FC
"The shirt number is not the most important, but of course of the numbers which are free, for all that Xavi was, I would love to wear that six," Suarez said. "But if it is No. 26, then no problem. Xavi was the best midfielder in history. Everything he did, his turns, his passes..."

Lionel Messi could leave Barcelona after tax verdict - Javier Tebas - ESPN FC
The president of the Spanish football league says he is worried that Lionel Messi could leave to play in another country after being found guilty of tax fraud. Javier Tebas has also defended Messi's innocence two days after a court ruled the Barcelona forward and his father defrauded the Spanish tax office of €4.1 million ($4.6m).

Barcelona bring in Marlon Santos from Fluminense - Goal.com
Barcelona have signed Brazilian youngster Marlon Santos from Fluminense on a one-year loan deal, with an option to make the move permanent. The centre-back, 20, has already passed his medical and will start pre-season with Barcelona B under coach Gerard Lopez.