Barcelona revisit possibility of signing Richarlison | Marca
Barcelona are keen to sign a forward to ease the burden on Luis Suarez this summer and have revisited the idea of bringing in Richarlison from Everton. The club have been following him for a while, but he’s likely to cost at least €50 million and would take up a non-EU spot in the squad.
Jovic: Real Madrid close to signing Eintracht Frankfurt striker | AS
Real Madrid are closing in on a deal for Eintracht Frankfurt striker Luka Jovic. The Serbia international has been linked with a move to Barcelona, but Frankfurt are ready to cash in and sell him for around €50-60m.
Milner ready for ‘tough’ Champions League semi-final against Barcelona | Sky Sports
Liverpool’s James Milner says his team are ready to take on Barcelona in the Champions League. He explained: “We can beat Barca but we know it will be very tough. I’ve been there a couple of times in the knockout stages with [former club Manchester] City and not got the right result, so hopefully it is third time lucky for me. They are a strong team and it is a tough place to go, but I don’t think they will have played too many teams with the style we play either.”
Liverpool match Barcelona’s ticket price to subsidise own fans | Reuters
Liverpool have increased ticket prices for their Champions League semi-final against Barcelona at Anfield to €119, to match Barca’s prices, to subsidise their own supporters travelling to the Camp Nou. The Reds will use the funds to ensure their supporters only pay €88 for the first leg in Spain.
Marc-Andre ter Stegen: They ask me for the treble in the street | Sport
Marc-Andre ter Stegen has talked about how he likes to walk around Barcelona and often talks to supporters. He said: “Yes, in the street they ask me a lot about the treble. Yesterday we saw who we will get in the Champions League semi-finals. We’re happy (with Liverpool), it’s a nice game, but in the semis anything could happen. We know that we have the chance to do something important for the club, for the fans, and for us. It makes us excited.”
Juventus make decision on Boateng and Umtiti in search for defender | Calciomercato
Juventus have been put off signing Samuel Umtiti in the summer transfer window due to his injury problems. The France international has missed a large chunk of the season with knee trouble, and the Italian champions feel signing him would be “too risky.”