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FC Barcelona News: 29 April 2019; Nicolas Pepe Rumors Continue, Jasper Cillessen Opens Up

FC Barcelona v Levante UD - La Liga Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images

Barça Women 1-0 Bayern Munich: A historic win! | FC Barcelona
Barça Women have made history. For the first time, they will be in the final of the UEFA Women’s Champions League, after beating Bayern Munich in the semifinal of the competition. A huge crowd of 12,764 people, a Club record for a women’s home match, watched the game at the Miniestadi.

Valverde, the sixth coach to win his first two league campaigns for Barça | FC Barcelona
After beating Levante 1-0 at the Camp Nou, FC Barcelona lifted its 26th league title. An eighth domestic championship in the last eleven years, and the tenth for Lionel Messi. It’s also the second in two seasons for Ernesto Valverde, a goal reached by only five coaches previously in the history of the club.

The Liga champions quiz | FC Barcelona
Test your knowledge of our league title success... both past and present!

Arturo Vidal, the king of back-to-back league titles | FC Barcelona
While FC Barcelona has won its eighth La Liga title in 11 seasons, the midfielder Arturo Vidal won his eighth league title in a row. It was Vidal’s first La Liga with Barça, ​​but before arriving here, the Chilean had won Italy’s Serie A with Juventus in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 and Germany’s Bundesliga with Bayern Munich in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Minimal use of Messi in April | Marca
Throughout his sporting career, Messi has never had so much rest in April since he settled in the Barcelona first team. He has only played less in three seasons, but this was due to injury. In April 2019, Barcelona had eight games and in four of them, the No.10 was not in the starting eleven, which means he has played for 465 minutes.

Cillessen wants to leave Barcelona this summer | Marca
The 30-year-old has been the backup to Marc-Andre ter Stegen since arriving from Ajax in the summer of 2016, regularly impressing in the Copa del Rey but having only played 28 times in total for the Blaugrana, and the Dutch national team No.1 is determined to be playing regularly.

Barcelona in frame for Lille winger Nicolas Pepe | Football Espana
Lille winger Nicolas Pepe is set to announce his future club next week with Barcelona in the frame, according to Diario Sport. Ivorian winger Pepe has an impressive 19 goals and 12 assists in Ligue 1 this season, having also found the back of the net 14 times last season.

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