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FC Barcelona News: 15 February 2018; Dembele back in training, huge new kit deal & Pique celebration probed

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2018 FC Barcelona Open Training Session Jan 5th Photo by Pedro Salado/Action Plus via Getty Images

Dembele & Vermelen back in training | Sport
Barcelona have been boosted with news that Ousmane Dembele and Thomas Vermaelen are both back in training. Carles Alena also joined the first-team squad as they step up preparations for the trip to Eibar on Sunday.

Barcelona sign huge new sponsorship deal | ESPN

Barcelona have signed a new three-year deal with Beko worth €57 million. The Turkish company will see their logo on the front of Barca’s training shirts and will help increase the club’s revenue.

Investigation into Pique celebration opened | Football Espana
The RFEF have opened an investigation into Gerard Pique’s goal celebration against Espanyol. The defender came up with a shushing gesture after scoring the equaliser which will now be probed.

Lionel Messi shows off his latest signing | ESPN
Lionel Messi has been showing off his family’s latest signing, his dog Hulk. The Argentinian took to social media to show off his pet as he relaxed at home with his family.

Messi set for more time on the bench | Marca
Lionel Messi is apparently set for more time on the bench between now and the end of the season. Barcelona will rest the little legend on occasions in a bid to keep him at his very best for key clashes again.

Deulofeu eyeing World Cup place | Watford Observer
Barcelona loanee Gerard Deulofeu is hopeful his time at Watford can help him get into Spain’s World Cup squad. The winger says he knows it will be a tough ask but he hopes regular playing time will help.