Barcelona have unveiled a plaque at Camp Nou to commemorate the club’s first ever European Cup win, 25 years ago at Wembley. Andoni Zubizarreta, José Ramón Alexanko, José Mari Bakero and Ronald Koeman joined Josep Maria Bartomeu to present the plaque.
Fancy a trip to Saudi Arabia? Well if you do make sure you don’t pack your Barcelona shirt as wearing the jersey in the country could land you in jail for 15 years along with a hefty fine of £120,000. Why? All things Qatar have been banned, including Barca shirts with the Qatar Airways sponsorship on the front.
Lionel Messi featured for Argentina as they beat Brazil 1-0 in a glamour friendly at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia. Jorge Sampaoli tasted victory in his first game in charge of the national side thanks to a single goal from Gabriel Mercado.
Ernesto Valverde has been answering questions from supporters through social media using the hashtag #AskValverde. The new boss discussed his role models, the club’s playing style and also what he thinks it will be like to coach Lionel Messi.
Ander Herrera has been linked with a summer transfer to Barca following Ernesto Valverde’s appointment but Jose Mourinho has insisted he will simply refuse to sell the midfielder for any price.