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FC Barcelona News: 2 June 2017; Marc-Andre ter Stegen Signs Extension, Ernesto Valverde Takes First Press Conference

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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 not overawed by first news conference at Barcelona | ESPN
Valverde has a tough act to follow. Not just in terms of Luis Enrique -- who split opinion despite delivering nine trophies out of a possible 13 -- but in terms of the huge amount of success Barca have had since winning the Champions League in 2006 under Frank Rijkaard. Winning has become obligatory for the Blaugrana and that is now Valverde's reality.

Ernesto Valverde: Barça biggest challenge of my career | FC Barcelona
Ernesto Valverde is now officially the FC Barcelona coach. The new man was presented as the Barça boss on Thursday in a series of events accompanied by president Josep Maria Bartomeu and sporting vice president Jordi Mestre. The man who played for Barça between the years of 1988 and 1990 signed a two year contract with an option for a third.

Ernesto Valverde's presentation as Barça coach as it happened | FC Barcelona
All the coverage of the presentation of the new FC Barcelona coach as it happened.

Ter Stegen signs contract extension with FC Barcelona | FC Barcelona
On Tuesday at midday, FC Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen came to the Club’s offices to sign a contract extension that will keep him at Barça until June 30th. 2022. Ter Stegen was accompanied by FCB President Josep Maria Bartomeu to formalize the deal, which will keep Barça’s number one goalkeeper in Blaugrana for at least five more seasons.

Inside View of Ter Stegen's contract renewal | FC Barcelona
Ter Stegen has signed for FC Barcelona until 2022. The German keeper has had an intense day and the Club was there to capture his steps from when he left home throughout his time at the Ciutat Esportiva. The blaugrana keeper trained early in the morning before heading to the Camp Nou’s offices to sign his contract renewal.

Arda & Mathieu to leave Barca? | Football Espana
Barcelona will reportedly listen to offers for Arda Turan and Jeremy Mathieu this summer. Sources close to AS claim Barca are hopeful of recouping the €41m they paid for Arda, who failed to establish himself in his two years at Camp Nou.

Lionel Messi-themed amusement park to be built in China | Sky Sports
The Messi Experience Park will have more than 20 attractions spread out over a site of more than 80,000sq metres in Nanjing, eastern China.The park, which is set to open in early 2019, will use virtual and augmented reality technologies to offer football training clinics, entertainment activities and displays of Messi's career highlights.

The summer of the FC Barcelona players | FC Barcelona
Follow what the squad is up to during the summer period with their posts on social media.