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FC Barcelona News: 28 December 2018; Search for Reinforcements Continues

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Murillo: ‘It’s a plus to be at the best club in the world’ | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona’s new centre-back, Jeison Murillo, stated in his presentation that “it’s a great sensation and a plus to be at the best Club in the world.” The defender, who will wear the number 17, appeared in the Ricard Maxenchs press room before the media, after his first steps onto the Camp Nou pitch as a Blaugrana.

INSIDE VIEW: Jeison Murillo’s presentation | FC Barcelona
Jeison Murillo enjoyed his first full day as a Barcelona player, from the moment he went into the Club store to discover the number that will be on his shirt, until his presentation. Subsequently, the Colombian signed his contract in the Presidential Lounge, wore Blaugrana for the first time and was also presented to the media at the Camp Nou.

All of FC Barcelona’s No.17’s | FC Barcelona
Jeison Murillo has a new number. The Colombian player, who comes on loan from Valencia until the end of the season, chose the shirt with the No.17. Murillo will provide experience and depth to the team, adding to the list of available centre-backs for Ernesto Valverde.

Messi does not need a World Cup win to be the best – Zico | Goal
Lionel Messi does not need to win the World Cup to be considered an all-time great, according to Zico. Despite his enormous success with Barcelona, the biggest prize in international football has eluded Messi so far, with Argentina only reaching the final in one of the four World Cups the five-time Ballon d’Or winner has appeared at.

‘Calm, shy’ Messi is the best in the world, says Frankfurt’s Abraham | Goal
David Abraham shared a football pitch with Lionel Messi before the Barcelona star became a household name and has no doubt that his fellow Argentine is the best player on the planet.

Barcelona ‘could sign Adrien Rabiot from PSG for €5m in January’ | Football Espana
Barcelona could complete the cut-price signing of Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot for €5m in January, reports Diario AS. The 23-year-old is out of contract at the French champions in June and has been linked with several top European clubs, including the Blaugrana.

Todibo interests both Barcelona and Real Madrid | Marca
As much as Barcelona would like to sign Matthijs de Ligt in the summer to strengthen their central defence, they know it won’t be easy to acquire the defender from Ajax and they are, therefore, looking at other options.One of these options is Jean-Clair Todibo, a French 18-year-old at Toulouse who is good in defence and also able to pass the ball out from the back.

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