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FC Barcelona News: 1 June 2017; Ernesto Valverde Presented, New Kit Goes on Sale

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FC Barcelona Unveil New Head Coach Ernesto Valverde Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images

Ernesto Valverde’s first words upon arriving in Barcelona | FC Barcelona
New FC Barcelona head coach, Ernesto Valverde, who will sign his deal on Thursday before appearing at his first press conference, flew to Barcelona a day early to visit the Club’s facilities and take part in a photo session at Camp Nou. Upon landing in Barcelona, Valverde spoke with Barça TV. Here are the highlights of what he had to say.

Ernesto Valverde's press conference - LIVE | FC Barcelona
Follow the appearance before the press of FC Barcelona's new coach on the day of his official presentation.

The Inside View of Valverde's first day in Barcelona | FC Barcelona
Ernesto Valverde’s Barcelona adventure has started. FC Barcelona’s new manager arrived in the city this Wednesday to explore his new home for the next two years. Valverde said, “it is a privilege and I am very lucky to be here.” Before adding, “I am going into this next phase with a lot of hope and with the intention of making the fans enjoy themselves.”

Ernesto's second day in Barcelona, on social media! | FC Barcelona
Come along with us as we follow Ernesto Valverde's big day in Barcelona, including his signing ceremony, photos in the team dressing room, an appearance on the field, his maiden press conference, and an interview with Barça TV.

FC Barcelona's new kit goes on sale | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona’s kit for the 2017/18 season is now on sale for all members and fans. The new jersey features the name of the club’s new main global sponsor ‘Rakuten’ across the front, as does long-time sponsor Nike on the upper right part of the shirt.

Neymar’s agent sentenced to five years in jail | 101 Great Goals
The likes of Neymar and Gabigol will be slightly worried on Thursday, as news has broken out of Brazilian that football agent Wagner Ribeiro has been sentenced to five years in jail for tax fraud. Ribeiro was found guilty of doctoring his income tax declarations from 2002 to 2005.

10 June will see a feast of activities at Camp Nou to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Wembley 1992 | FC Barcelona
The event will begin at 10.00pm CET and will pay tribute to the players who under coach Johan Cruyff lifted the Club’s first ever trophy in the competition. Furthermore, the win came in the middle of an historic run of four successful league titles for the team managed by the legendary Dutchman.