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FC Barcelona News: 9 September 2016; Full Squad Back in Training, Paco Alcacer Officially Presented

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Trident back together in Friday’s training session | FC Barcelona
The FC Barcelona first team held their final training session before Saturday’s league match against Alaves at the Camp Nou, with the front three back together after three months.Due to their respective international commitments over the summer, with Leo Messi and Luis Suárez at the Copa America, then Neymar Jr at the Olympic Games, the lethal front three had not seen each other since the back end of last season.

Barcelona's Neymar was 'close' to Man United and Paris Saint-Germain moves - agent - ESPN FC
Neymar's agent has told ESPN Brazil the Barcelona star "was close" to joining Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United this summer before finally signing a contract extension with the Catalan club. Neymar, 24, prolonged his deal with Barca to 2021, but his representative, Wagner Ribeiro, has revealed that a big-money move elsewhere was discussed.

Lionel Messi has Barcelona contract for ever - Bartomeu -
Lionel Messi has a Barcelona contract "for life", but it is up to the attacker how long he stays at the club, president Josep Maria Bartomeu has indicated. Contract negotiations are set to be opened with the 29-year-old in the near future, with Messi's current deal set to expire in June 2018.

Paco Alcácer: 'Joining FC Barcelona is a step forward in my career' | FC Barcelona
Paco Alcácer, FC Barcelona’s sixth signing of the summer, was officially presented by the Club on Thursday following his move from Valencia. Shortly after stepping out onto the Camp Nou turf, the 23-year-old held a press conference where he fielded a variety of questions from the media about his move. "Joining Barça is a step forward in my career," Alcácer said when asked why he left the Mestalla for the Camp Nou.

Ortolà, now with Alavés, extols FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Adrián Ortolà is coming back to Barcelona. The man who was the starting goalkeeper for Barça B for the last three seasons will be on the Alavés bench at Camp Nou this Saturday night when his new side, back in the top flight following a 10-year absence, takes on FC Barcelona in Week 3 of La Liga.

Huge media interest in FC Barcelona's arrival in New York | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona’s arrival in New York has generated a huge global impact. The opening of its new office in Manhattan and the club’s interest in expanding into the American market has not only attracted spectacular interest in the US, but has also been widely reported in the media of China, Japan, India, the whole of Europe and Latin America.

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