Arsenal’s chief scout Sven Mislintat has been in touch with Barcelona to check out the availability of Ousmane Dembele. New coach Unai Emery wants to bring Dembele to north London but the player is concentrating on the World Cup for now.
Colombia striker Carlos Bacca reckons Yerry Mina has what it takes to be a success at Barcelona. He said: “He is a great centre-back. For Barcelona to notice him when he is in Brazil says a lot. I have no doubt that he will succeed in Europe because he has more than enough quality. It’s not easy to get to a club like Barcelona.”
Thiago is an option for Barcelona this summer as Bayern Munich want to listen to offers, according to Sport Bild. He could be a good option to replace Andres Iniesta and if he impresses at the World Cup he may be in demand.
Take a look back at last season’s best saves from goalkeepers Marc-Andre ter Stegen and Jasper Cillessen. In 59 games the two goalkeepers managed to keep 32 clean sheets and Barcelona have produced a video showing their best saves of the season.
FIFA have released a video with Lionel Messi where he says the best decision of his career was “Staying at Barcelona when things were really tough because of everything I was going through, because of how difficult it was...the distance [from home], deciding to keep chasing my dream.”