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FC Barcelona News: 1 September 2017; Paulinho Scores on International Duty, Transfer Deadline Nears for Barca

Brazil v Ecuador - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifier Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images

Busy September with Liga and Champions League fixtures | FC Barcelona
Once the FC Barcelona players are back from their international break, they have a busy period of six games in just 18 days, starting with the derby at home to Espanyol on Sunday September 9.

Paulinho scores for Brazil | FC Barcelona
Paulinho contributed the first of Brazil’s two goals in Thursday’s World Cup qualifier against Ecuador, and featured in all 90 minutes of a win that mathematically ensures that his country will finish top of the South American qualifying zone – having already clinched their tickets for Russia 2018 before the game had even started.

Barcelona transfer deadline briefing: Dembele in for Neymar, issues remain | ESPN
Despite making five -- potentially more -- signings, there's still an unease about the Barcelona squad. With Marlon's loan move to Nice, they're left with just Javier Mascherano and Thomas Vermaelen as back-up to Gerard Pique and Samuel Umtiti. Of those four defenders, only Umtiti is under 30.

Neymar reveals Coutinho's 'anguish' as Liverpool refuse to sanction Barcelona transfer | Goal
Philippe Coutinho is struggling to come to terms with the "sadness" of Liverpool refusing his transfer to Barcelona, according to Brazil team-mate Neymar.The Reds star was keen to move to Camp Nou, handing in a transfer request in August ahead of the Premier League season beginning in order to try and force the situation.

Barca make late Ozil move? | Football Espana
Barcelona are preparing a deadline day bid for Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil – whose contract expires next summer – say reports in Spain.Cadena Cope say the Blaugrana are lining up a €58m (£55m) bid to test the resolve of the North London side for the German international.

Tottenham denied Andre Gomes bid after Barcelona decide not to sell | ESPN
Tottenham's attempted move for Barcelona's Andre Gomes was scuppered at the last moment after the Catalan club decided not to sell. Spurs had looked set to beat West Ham to the Barca midfielder, according to sources close to Tottenham, but the deal fell through late on Thursday night.

Barca exit plans 'collapse' | Football Espana
Barcelona suffered a ‘collapse’ in their plans to shift on a number squad players this week, according to reports in Spain.Marca states the Blaugrana failed in their targets to shift on four first-team players – Andre Gomes, Arda Turan, Rafinha and Munir El Haddadi – after Ernesto Valverde sanctioned their sales.

Agreement with Benfica for the loan of Douglas | FC Barcelona
It is three seasons since Douglas’ arrival at FC Barcelona. He joined from São Paulo in the summer of 2014 and made his debut against Malaga in September of the same year. During his first two seasons, 2014/15 and 2015/16, he played eight games and was never on the losing side; four wins and four draws. The player also collected eight titles during this time.

Work continues at Ciutat Esportiva | FC Barcelona
The bulk of the FC Barcelona first team squad are away on international duty right now, but for the remainder it’s still work as usual at the Ciutat Esportiva. There has been a considerable drop in temperature in the city today, making the conditions a lot more comfortable for physical exercise, and the players were fortunate enough to have completed their workout before heavy rain hit the Catalan capital around noon.

Nili to leave Barça B | FC Barcelona
Nili Perdomo shall not be staying at Barça B in the 2017-2018 season after the club decided to terminate the 23-year-old Canary islander’s contract.

Albert 'Chapi' Ferrer releases the squad list for the Manchester United Legends game | FC Barcelona
They are: Patrick Kluivert, Éric Abidal, Xavi Guzmán, Jesús Angoy, Gaizka Mendietta, Juliano Belletti, Andoni Goicoetxea, Frédéric Déhu, Luis García, Sánchez Jara, Juan Carlos Rodríguez, Simao Sabrosa, José Edmílson and Edgar Davids. In addition, Juan Carlos Moreno, Sergi Barjuan, Aloisio Pires and Jofre Mateu will debut and it will be Chapi Ferrer’s first game as coach after he replaced José Mari Bakero on the bench.

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