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FC Barcelona News: 27 December 2018; Jeison Murillo Signs Contract, Celta Vigo Eying Double Barcelona Swoop

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Jeison Murillo’s presentation, as it happened! | FC Barcelona
See how the the new first team player’s unveiling went down.

Ajax starlet Frenkie De Jong agrees deal with Barcelona | Sport
Frenkie de Jong is now a step away from Barcelona. The Blaugrana have taken a big leap forward in the push for the Ajax midfielder in recent weeks. De Jong has now given the OK to the club’s proposals, waiting for the two sides to reach an agreement for his fee. Barca wanted to put a reservation on the player, who has always shown his willing to play at Camp Nou, to try and negotiate a lower fee. Half the work is done.

Leo Messi: ‘We’re excited to win the Champions League again’ | FC Barcelona
Lionel Messi has been interviewed in Marca after the delivery of the fifth Golden Boot to the Blaugrana captain. The Argentinian emphasised the importance of his two great passions: family and football, as well as giving his take on Barça’s current situation, and speaking on subjects such as his family, the establishment, the Champions League and the system which he feels most comfortable playing in.

Lionel Messi opens the doors to De Jong and De Ligt | FC Barcelona
On Riqui Puig and Miranda he added: “They have been training with us for a whole and you see they are different players. The club did well in bringing them up to train with us. They will grow more and that’s good the club are using people from the youth academy because for a while nobody came. Going back to that model is important for the academy and the club.”

Globe Soccer also forget about Barcelona star Lionel Messi... | Sport
Cristiano Ronaldo and France duo Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe are the three nominees for Globe Soccer’s Best Player of the Year, with the winner announced at a ceremony in Dubai on Jan. 3 2019. Barcelona’s Lionel Messi has once again been left out of the running, while Luka Modric, winner of FIFA’s The Best and the Ballon d’Or, is also absent.

Munir and Denis: Celta Vigo’s double objective at Barça in January | Sport
Even though they’ve not managed to sign anyone from Barça in recent seasons, Celta Vigo always have a close eye on events at Camp Nou. January will be no different. The Galicians are lining up moves for two Barça players: Denis Suarez and Munir. Their interest is not new, given they have made moves for both players in the past.