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FC Barcelona News: 30 December 2019; First Training Session Compete, Loan Considered for Ousmane Dembele

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Return to work | FC Barcelona
It was a session that was also attended by Iñaki Peña and Carles Pérez from Barça B with Ansu Fati doing part of the group work. Moussa Wague didn’t train, nor did Sergi Roberto with the coach’s permission. Before the session began, a minute’s silence was held in tribute to Sergi Roberto’s mother, who left us last Saturday.

Antoine Griezmann complains about Barca training time | Sport
Antoine Griezmann is not happy with Barcelona’s training time. In a tweet he said “And we train at 6pm” in response to a club tweet promoting the Barcelona v Real Madrid basketball game that starts at 6.30pm at the Palau Blaugrana. The French forward is not happy because he loves basketball and showed that with some emojis illustrating his displeasure.

A decade of Barça Clásicos | FC Barcelona
Since 2010, a total of 36 Clásicos have been played: 20 in LaLiga, 2 in the Champions League, 8 in the Copa del Rey and 6 in the Spanish Super Cup. Overall, Barça have won almost half the matches; 16 of the 36 Clásicos played this decade. The best streak for the blaugranes was three straight wins in the 2011-2012 season: 3-2 in the Super Cup, 1-3 in LaLiga and 1-2 in the Copa del Rey. Los Blancos have won 10 times, with the same amount of games drawn, including the last one (0-0).

Eighty percent of Barcelona members do not want Valverde to continue | Marca
Ernesto Valverde’s contract with Barcelona ends in the summer of 2021, but either party is allowed to terminate the deal in June 2020 and, if the decision was left to the members of the club, they would overwhelmingly prefer to see him leave earlier rather than later.

Ousmane Dembele linked with shock loan return to Rennes | Football Espana
Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele has been linked with shock return to former side Rennes for the rest of the 2019-20 season. The French international is currently sidelined with a thigh injury, and he is not expected to return to first team action until early February.

Ter Stegen becomes a father | Marca
Marc Andre ter Stegen has become a father for the first time following the birth of his son Ben on Saturday. The Barcelona goalkeeper and his wife Dani announced the news on social media.

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