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FC Barcelona News: 26 December 2018; Jeison Murillo Presentation Date Announced

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Valencia v Juventus - UEFA Champions League Group H Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images

December 27: Jeison Murillo presentation | FC Barcelona
Last Thursday, FC Barcelona announced its agreement with Valencia for the loan of Jeison Murillo for the remainder of the 2018/19 season. The Colombian centre back has already visited the club to try out his new blaugrana colours and speak of a “a dream come true” but he has yet to officially put pen to paper and be presented to the media and fans in the traditional manner.

Arthur: I’m praying Neymar comes to Barcelona | Goal
The Brazilian star made a world-record €222 million transfer from Barcelona to PSG in the summer of 2017, and helped his side to a domestic treble in his first season at the club. However, there have been persistent rumours that the 26-year-old is unhappy in France and could be in line for a quick exit.

Ronaldo-less Madrid a warning to life after Messi for Barcelona - Cruyff | Goal
“What happened to Madrid is a warning for Barca,” the Chongqing Dangdai Lifan coach told Sport. ”Madrid players are still great, but in football you need that player who even losing 2-0 you think you can win. It happens with Messi.

Eriksen’s future remains unclear as Pochettino offers cryptic response to contract questions | Goal
La Liga giants Barcelona and Real Madrid would welcome the opportunity to snap up a player of Eriksen’s pedigree, and the transfer door may swing open at some stage. Pochettino has been unable to close it, and when quizzed on his efforts to tie the key man down a long-term contract, he said: “Football is so dynamic. It changes every day, every season.

Moussa Wague: Another winter signing for Barcelona | Marca
Apart from the Colombian, Jeison Murillo, who from next year will be able to give Gerard Pique and Clement Lenglet the opportunity to rest, Barcelona plan to enter the latter stages of the Champions League with Moussa Wague added to the squad.