Gerard Deulofeu has another chance at Barcelona -- can he take advantage? | ESPN
"It's been a long time," Gerard Deulofeu said, and it has been. Four years and three clubs later, the man who joined FC Barcelona as a 9-yar-old boy, travelling 100 kilometers a day to train with the team, finally played at the Camp Nou again, at age 23. His last league match was in April 2013 and he played just 26 minutes then, taking his total number of appearances for the club to six.
A training session with the Spanish Super Cup in mind | FC Barcelona
After enjoying a day off, FC Barcelona's first-team returned to training with one eye on the first official match of the 2017/18 season, the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup against Real Madrid at the Camp Nou. Ernesto Valverde put all of his available players through their paces with Ezkieta and Aleñá, from Barça B, also joining in with the session.
Liverpool reject second Barcelona bid for Philippe Coutinho - source | ESPN
Liverpool have rejected a second bid from Barcelona for Philippe Coutinho, a source has told ESPN FC. Barcelona have seen their latest offer of €100 million -- an initial €85m and then €15m in add-ons -- dismissed by Liverpool.
Nigh-on impossible for Philippe Coutinho to stay at Liverpool, says Craig Bellamy | Sky Sports
Sky Sports News understands Barca's latest offer for the forward was €85m (£76.8m) up front, with €15m (£13.6m) add-ons. Liverpool have reiterated their stance that Coutinho is not for sale, but former Liverpool forward Bellamy said on Sky Sports' The Debate show that the result is inevitable.
Barcelona waiting on Neymar payment as PSG debut faces further delay | Goal
Barcelona have affirmed they will not clear Neymar's world record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain until they have received all of the €222 million fee agreed between the clubs. Neymar was forced to sit out PSG's first Ligue 1 match of the season against Amiens last week due to the lack of official clearance for his transfer.
Neymar considering FIFA complaint against Barcelona, say Sky sources | Sky Sports
Sky Sports News understands that the most expensive signing in world football feels "very bad" over the withheld payment, according to a source in Spain close to the player. Barcelona are refusing to pay a £23m bonus to Neymar's father following a contract renewal last year.
Borussia Dortmund tell Barcelona to stump up £135m for Ousmane Dembele | Sky Sports
The France international is keen to make the move to the Nou Camp to replace Neymar, who is now in the hands of Paris Saint-Germain after signing for a world-record fee of £200m, but Dortmund have been insisting he is not for sale.
Do you know everything about the Spanish Super Cup? | FC Barcelona
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Former Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez sanctioned for suspected drug trafficking links | Sky Sports
Marquez is accused of financial ties to Raul Flores Hernandez, a suspected drug trafficker with links to the Sinaloa cartel and the Jalisco New Generation gang. The U.S. Treasury said Marquez has a "longstanding relationship" with Flores, has acted as a "front person" for him and held assets on his drug cartel's behalf.