Ernesto Valverde visits the Ciutat Esportiva | FC Barcelona
On Monday, alongside president Bartomeu, Ernesto Valverde visited the Club’s training ground the Ciutat Esportiva. The director of professional sport, Albert Soler and the technical secretary Robert Fernández, were also present along with Fernández’s assistant, Urbano Ortega, and the first team delegate, Carles Naval. The party took a tour of the facilities with the new Barça coach getting his first look at what will be his main place of work as of next season.
PSG Reject €100m Verratti Offer From Barcelona | BarcaBlaugranes
Barcelona’s pursuit of Marco Verratti has reportedly taken a new twist with reports in Italy claiming PSG have turned down a €100 million offer from the Blaugrana. La Gazzetta dello Sport report that Verratti’s agent met PSG sporting director Antero Henrique in Milan on Monday morning to discuss the midfielder’s future.
Barcelona summer briefing: International Champions Cup, Clasicos, transfers | ESPN
This is shaping up to be Barcelona's most important summer since 2014. That year they had ended the season trophyless -- excluding the Spanish Super Cup -- and were preparing for life under Luis Enrique, who had replaced Gerardo Martino. They also signed players in Ivan Rakitic and Luis Suarez who were capable of seizing an immediate first-team place.
Low crowd mars Barcelona 1992 European Cup-winners' reunion | FC Barcelona
Barcelona reunited their 1992 Dream Team on Saturday to remember the club's first-ever European Cup win 25 years on, but one former director felt the celebration was marred by poor attendance. Ronald Koeman's extra-time goal saw Barca beat Sampdoria 1-0 at Wembley a quarter of a century ago to clinch a trophy many feel paved the way to the success that has followed since.
Ronaldinho will be back in a Barça shirt at Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
Ronaldinho, Davids and Simao join names such as Angoy, Guzmán, Juan Carlos, Popescu, Nadal, Belletti, Andersson, Déhu, Edmílson, Goikoetxea, Mendieta, Giuly and Julio Salinas in the squad. It is expected in the next few players that more players will be announced from FC Barcelona’s history.