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FC Barcelona News: 29 March 2019; Arsenal Chasing Samuel Umtiti, Inter Make Malcom Offer

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Messi’s goal against Getafe is the best in Barça’s history according to the fans | FC Barcelona
The uncertainty is over. The best goal in Barça’s history according to the fans is Lionel Messi’s spectacular slaloming run against Getafe in the semifinals of the Copa del Rey 2006/07. The goal from the No.10 took the crown ahead of 63 other goals in a competition that started at the end of December 2018, and that has seen more than 500,000 votes cast in the past three months.

Messi one of the biggest trolls I know - Pique reveals Barca star’s ‘ironic’ sense of humor | Goal
Argentina and Barca’s all-time leading goalscorer to go with his five Ballons d’Or and other honours, Messi is perceived to be a shy character. However, Pique – who is often outspoken – made a revelation about the Barcelona captain.

Inter return with offer for Barcelona forward Malcom | Football Espana
Inter want to sign out-of-favour Barcelona forward Malcom this summer and are considering a loan with an obligation to buy, say reports. Corriere dello Sport say the Nerazzurri have been in touch with the Brazilian player’s agent and have improved on their latest offer, meaning they are committed to a permanent deal.

Arsenal and Unai Emery want to sign Samuel Umtiti this summer | Sport
Samuel Umtiti is facing an unusual situation at FC Barcelona after losing his place in the side to Clement Lenglet. This has seen other sides from Europe enquire about the defender’s situation and the last one was Arsenal. According to ‘The Independent’, Unai Emery has asked the club to do everything in their power to sign the French centre back.

UEFA hit FC Barcelona with a 1,500 euros fine | Sport
FC Barcelona were paying close attention to goings on at UEFA today. The Disciplinary Commission were discussing incidents on the agenda and two of those were related to the Camp Nou club. The first was in relation to their supporters using flares against Lyon in the Champions League. The ‘Boixos Nois’ were the ones adjudged to have thrown the flares after clashing with the local police.

Barcelona accidentally mail promising teen’s contract renewal to local rivals Espanyol - sources | ESPN
Barcelona almost ruined promising midfielder Ilaix Moriba’s contract renewal when they sent their final offer to Espanyol instead of his agent, sources from both clubs have confirmed to ESPN FC. Espanyol were left “gobsmacked” at the figures being offered to the 16-year-old -- and a source jokingly told ESPN FC that the teenager “will earn more than some of their first team players.”

Barça “not willing to do anything crazy” to sign Antoine Griezmann | Sport
FC Barcelona’s vice president, Jordi Mestre, spoke on the Catalunya Radio programme ‘Tot Costa’ today where he spoke about a potential move for Antoine Griezmann in the summer. It’s worth remembering that last season the French forward released a documentary where he eventually announcd that he would stay at Atletico Madrid and turned down Barça’s offer.

Barcelona chiefs argue over Griezmann transfer - sources | ESPN
While Barca’s management structure, which includes Pep Segura, Eric Abidal and Ramon Planes, insist that Griezmann is not a priority for next season, other sources say that Bartomeu is keen on doing a deal.

Spanish FA imposes limit on La Liga kick-off times | Football Espana
From now on, no matches can commence before 7.30pm local time between May 20 to September 15 – ruling out lunchtime and afternoon matches. The Spanish FA have said this arrangement has been approved by all levels of their organisation following a consultation process that had begun last year.

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