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FC Barcelona News: 7 April 2017; Gerard Deulofeu Set for Barca Return, Preparations Continue for Malaga

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Barca to buyback Deulofeu | Football Espana
Barcelona are set to exercise their buyback option on Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu, according to reports in Spain. Mundo Deportivo state the Blaugrana are keen to make the 23-year-old - who is currently enjoying a loan spell with AC Milan - their first signing of the summer.

TRAINING: Next up, Málaga on Saturday | FC Barcelona
After seeing off Granada and Sevilla, Barça are now making plans to make it three wins out of three against Andalusian opposition in the space of just six days. Yes, it’s Málaga next on Saturday at 8.45pm CET, and with no time for rest, it was straight back to the training ground on Thursday morning for the first of just two sessions before it’s back into match action again.

When and where to watch on TV Málaga v FC Barcelona in La Liga | FC Barcelona
Hello (again), Andalusia! For the second time in six days, FC Barcelona head to the south of Spain, but whereas last Sunday's match was played in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, in Granada, this Saturday's game takes place in the coastal city of Málaga. And with Barça coming off a midweek home win over Sevilla—another Andalusian side—the Catalans are primed for a southern Spanish sweep!

By the numbers: A statistical look at the 3-0 defeat of Sevilla | FC Barcelona
Andalusian woe: Sevilla’s miserable record against FCB continues. That’s just one win for them in the last nineteen official meetings and they have not won a league fixture at the Camp Nou since 2002. Considering what a strong outfit the triple Europa League champions have become in recent seasons, that’s a staggering record for the Catalans.

The technical wizardry of Messi, Neymar, and Iniesta in 3–0 victory over Sevilla | FC Barcelona
Beautiful goals—like Luis Suárez’s 25th minute bicycle kick to open the scoring of Barça’s 3–0 triumph over Sevilla at Camp Nou (Highlights, Match Report)—get all the glory. But ankle-breaking jukes, meandering spurts through swarms of defenders, and astonishing escape acts have an ethereal beauty about them.

The MSN warming up before the game against Sevilla | FC Barcelona
The 3-0 win against Sevilla saw the trio of Leo Messi, Luis Suárez and Neymar in top form once more. To see how the MSN get themselves ready to put in such a stellar performance, we have prepared an exclusive video the Barça front line warming up prior to Wednesday’s game at Camp Nou.

Lionel Messi uses celebration to promote Paediatric Cancer Centre | ESPN
Lionel Messi's celebration for the first of his two goals against Sevilla on Wednesday was intended to help raise money for the building of a new Paediatric Cancer Centre in Barcelona. The Barca forward had already created a goal for Luis Suarez in his side's 3-0 win over Sevilla when he fired in from close range to double his side's lead in the first half.

Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic sorry for insulting Granada's Andreas Pereira | ESPN
"It was the heat of the moment," Rakitic was quoted as saying by AS after Barca's 3-0 win over Sevilla at the Camp Nou on Wednesday. "They're things which happen on the football pitch and I want to apologise. "I did not want to offend anyone and if I did, then I am sorry. I know a lot people in Granada and I don't wish ill on anyone."

Barcelona B 'did not respect code of honour' in 12-0 win - Eldense coach | ESPN
Eldense coach Filippo Vito di Pierro and general director Nobile Capuani have denied wrongdoing amid allegations of match-fixing, with Di Pierro blaming Barcelona B for refusing to stop scoring in a 12-0 defeat. The two were among five people arrested by Spanish police following the third-tier side's thrashing.

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