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FC Barcelona News: 22 January 2019; Barcelona Sign Kevin-Prince Boateng, Levante Appeal Rejected

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Levante appeal regarding Barcelona’s ineligible line-up is rejected | Marca
Levante have had their appeal rejected by the Appeal Committee of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) in relation to Barcelona’s ineligible line-up in the first leg of their last 16 Copa del Rey tie.

Agreement for the loan signing of Kevin-Prince Boateng | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona and US Sassuolo have arrived at an agreement for the loan of the player Kevin-Prince Boateng for the remainder of the 2018/19 season. The agreement includes an €8m purchase option. The player will be presented on Tuesday, 22 January.

Kevin-Prince Boateng: eight games against Barça and two fine goals | FC Barcelona
Kevin-Prince Boateng is now an FC Barcelona player. However, with his previous clubs he faced the blaugranes on no less than eight occasions; six as an AC Milan player and two during his time with Las Palmas.

15 players who have played with Kevin-Prince Boateng: do you know who they are? | FC Barcelona
Put yourself to the test! Take part in our game and find out about rhe former team mates of Barça’s new signing

The first Ghanaian in the history of the Club | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona’s new signing, ​​Kevin Prince Boateng, becomes the first Ghanaian in the history of the Club. The son of a Ghanaian and a German, and the older brother of Bayern centre-back, Jérôme Boateng, the 31-year-old forward was an international in Germany’s lower categories until he achieved dual German-Ghanaian nationality in 2010.

Barça are quite optimistic over securing a deal for De Jong | Sport
The ‘De Jong saga’ rumbles on and no side is a clear favourite to secure the midfielder’s signature. At the beginning of last week reports in France suggested PSG were on the verge of completing a deal for the Ajax man. Barça didn’t waste any time and the club’s president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, travelled to Amsterdam in order to talk with De Jong. They are hopeful this personal touch will edge the transfer in their favour.

Coutinho is trying to make Messi magic to Barcelona’s detriment | ESPN
Philippe Coutinho should be enjoying 2019. He’s started each of Barcelona’s past four games, advancing in the Copa del Rey and maintaining that attractive five-point lead at the top of La Liga. The Brazilian has created and scored goals, and now that Ousmane Dembele is out for at least two weeks, chances are that Ernesto Valverde will tap Coutinho on the shoulder and say: “Big opportunity, kid.”

The games Ousmane Dembele will miss with ankle injury | Sport
Ousmane Dembele will be out for 15 days. The French winger has a sprained ankle which he sustained against Leganes. The Frenchman will miss two games this week. On Wednesday against Sevilla in the Copa del Rey, then against Girona at Montilivi in La Liga on Sunday.

Barcelona B defender Moussa Wague condemns Ejea fans’ racism | ESPN
Barcelona B defender Moussa Wague has apologised for hitting an SD Ejea supporter but said he had been provoked by “numerous and repeated racist insults” during Sunday’s game between the sides. Senegal international Wague was sent off in the second half after tangling with a home fan as he tried to get the ball back for a throw-in.

Chelsea talks with Barcelona youngster Ilaix Moriba | Football Espana
Chelsea have held talks with Barcelona academy player Ilaix Moriba Kourouma and could sign the 16-year-old this month, reports Diario Sport. The midfielder is one of La Masia’s brightest prospects and has put in a series of star appearances this year, including a hat-trick against Real Madrid’s Juvenil B team in August.

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