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FC Barcelona News: 19 April 2018; El Clasico Date Confirmed, Christian Eriksen Rumors Picking Up

Real Madrid v FC Barcelona - Supercopa de Espana: 2nd Leg Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images

Barça-Madrid, on Sunday May 6 at 8.45pm CEST | FC Barcelona
It will be the fourth official El Clásico of the campaign, after the two Spanish Super Cup ties and the 0-3 achieved by FC Barcelona before Christmas at the Santiago Bernabéu. In addition, there was another one last July, in a friendly match in Miami won by Barça. That was part of the American tour, and FC Barcelona will visit the country again this summer.

FC Barcelona announce special ‘tifo’ banner for Copa del Rey final | FC Barcelona
At the presentation of the book which takes a look at one of Catalonia’s most famous writers and journalists from modern times and his relationship with the Club, Bartomeu went on to highlight just how relevant today many of Montalbán’s views on the representative nature of Barça still are.

Is there an identity crisis at FC Barcelona? | The Statesman
Barcelona will go on to win the league this season and they are favourites to win the Cup on Saturday with a side which will represent the youth system, but Iniesta is likely to leave at the end of the campaign, Messi is over 30 and Busquets will be 30 in the summer and where are the replacements?

Barcelona ‘fast-track Samuel Umtiti contract talks’ amid Manchester United interest | Daily Mail
Barcelona are fast-tracking contract talks with defender Samuel Umtiti in order to fend off interest from Manchester United and plan to insert a whopping €250million (£218m) release clause into a new deal.

Tottenham Hotspur transfer report: Barcelona eyeing Christian Eriksen as replacement for Andres Iniesta | talkSPORT
Spanish legend Iniesta, 33, is likely to leave the Nou Camp at the end of the season after a celebrated career in Catalonia, with the Chinese Super League rumoured to be his next destination. And it is claimed Eriksen, 26, is high on Barca’s list of targets as they seek to replace their midfield maestro.

Ter Stegen pays a surprise visit to the U14B team, tournament winners in Germany | FC Barcelona
Marc-André ter Stegen’s commitment to FC Barcelona is beyond doubt. The German goalkeeper’s showreel of star performances continues to grow as do examples of his dedication to all things Barça. In a recent interview he said “Barça is much more than football”, a sentiment backed up by his actions and his public pronouncements on social media.

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