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FC Barcelona News: 10 May 2019; Season Ends for Luis Suarez After Surgery, Eibar Kickoff Time Changed

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Luis Suárez out for 4-6 weeks | FC Barcelona
The first team player Luis Suárez has a medial meniscus injury in his right knee and has been operated on by Dr.Cugat, undergoing arthroscopic surgery under the supervision of the Club’s medical staff. The Uruguayan will be out for around four to six weeks.

Return to training | FC Barcelona
After two days rest, the available first team players returned to training on the Tito Vilanova pitch at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper, in order to start preparing for the League match against Getafe FC on Sunday at 6.30pm CEST at the Camp Nou.

Chasing a famous double | FC Barcelona
The unexpected shock of a 4-0 defeat at Anfield on Tuesday might means that Barça will be missing out on one of the prime targets this season, a sixth Champions League trophy. For the second year in a row, the team was on the end of a stunning comeback away from home despite setting up a three-goal lead at the Camp Nou.

Time change for final fixture at Eibar | FC Barcelona
The game was originally scheduled to start at 6.30pm CET, along with all of the other first division fixtures (Liga regulations stipulate that all games on the final weekend of the competition should kick off at the same time) but as it would have coincided with the time of the UEFA Women’s Champions League Final in Budapest (which starts at 6.00pm CET and features FC Barcelona for the first time ever), the tournament organisers have agreed to change the time of this and all other Liga matches on that date.

Barcelona are ruling nothing out: Valverde’s future is unknown | Marca
The defeat has raised doubts and the directors at the club are now in a phase of ‘deep reflection’ about the current state of the first team. Despite being kings of Spain again, they want to strengthen and their priority remains European dominance.

Antoine Griezmann to join Barcelona, per Le Parisien | Sport
Antoine Griezmann will join Barcelona this summer, say Le Parisien. The French publication says Eric Abidal has convinced the Atletico Madrid striker to lower his salary to join the Blaugrana.

Samuel Umtiti, Ivan Rakitic, Philippe Coutinho lead ‘Barcelona clearout’ | Football Espana
Barcelona are open to selling 10 of their first-team squad players this summer in an attempt to overhaul their squad, say Diario AS.Samuel Umtiti, Philippe Coutinho and Ivan Rakitic are the three most high-profile players who have been identified by the club as being sellable.

Selling Coutinho now would save Barcelona 25 million euros | Marca
Barcelona want to sell Philippe Coutinho in the summer transfer window after a season of disappointment for both the club and the fans, way off the expectations of the club’s record signing. In economic terms, the club could be set to benefit if they sell him in 2019 due to the clauses included in the deal.

Barcelona move for goalkeeper Wuilker Farinez | Football Espana
Barcelona are trying to sign Venezuela international goalkeeper Wuilker Farinez to replace Jasper Cillessen, report Diario AS. The 21-year-old has won 12 caps for his nation and is a rising star in South American football, becoming the number one at Colombian giants Millonarios.

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