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FC Barcelona News: 4 July 2018; Yerry Mina’s Colombia Eliminated, Arsenal Eying Andre Gomes

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Seven from Barça into quarter finals | FC Barcelona
Seven of Barça’s original contingent of 13 players are still involved in the World Cup. The last sixteen brought an end to the campaign for Leo Messi’s Argentina, Yerry Mina’s Colombia and the four players in the Spain squad, but there are still five sides left that feature Barça players, and both of Friday’s fixtures are blaugrana head to heads!

Yerry Mina, sensation in Russia | FC Barcelona
He missed the opener against Japan, but featured in all three of his country’s other games and despite being a centre back, scored in each one. In fact, only two defenders before him, both Germans (Paul Breitner in 1974 and Andreas Brehme in 1990) have scored that many goals in a single edition of the competition.

Andrés Iniesta and Javier Mascherano retire from international duty | FC Barcelona
Two Barça legends who left the club in the 2017/18 season have announced today that they are also hanging up their international boots. Two announcements that we could all see coming, but now the news is official.

Arsenal hoping to sign Barcelona’s Andre Gomes - sources | ESPN
New Arsenal coach Unai Emery is pushing for the signing of Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes this summer, sources have told ESPN FC. Gomes, 24, joined Barca from Valencia for an initial fee of €35 million two years ago but has failed to make an impression at Camp Nou.

Barca reject four Andre Gomes offers | Football Espana
Barcelona have received four offers for out-of-favour midfielder Andre Gomes but none which meet their valuation, say reports in the Spanish press. El Mundo Deportivo report that former club Valencia, Tottenham, Lazio and Juventus have all contacted the Catalan giants about the Portugal international, but no offers have been accepted.

Barça tell SPORT they “categorically” deny there was any irregularity regarding Abidal’s liver transplant | Sport
In response to a telephone call from SPORT, sources at Barcelona “categorically deny that there was any type of irregularity in the treatment, operation or transplant” of the procedure involving Eric Abidal’s liver transplant.

FC Barcelona’s 10 most viewed YouTube videos from the 2017-18 season! | FC Barcelona
A compilation of Barça’s top 10 videos posted on the popular social media platform during the past season.

Munir not ruling out playing for Barcelona next season | Marca
Willian continues to be linked with a move to Barcelona, yet a returning forward in the form of Munir isn’t ruling out the possibility of staying at the Camp Nou. After spending the last two LaLiga seasons on loan with Valencia and Deportivo Alaves, the Spanish international still has a contract with the Blaugrana that runs until June 2019.