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FC Barcelona News: 13 June 2019; Josep Maria Bartomeu Talks FFP, Mikel Oyarzabal Joins Rumor Mill

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Griezmann to sign with Barca, says Atleti CEO | ESPN
Atletico Madrid CEO Miguel Angel Gil Marin says Antoine Griezmann will be playing for Barcelona next season, confirming what sources told ESPN FC in May. Griezmann, 28, communicated to Atletico that he would leave the club this summer in the final week of the La Liga season. At the time, sources at Barcelona told ESPN FC that the Spanish champions were hopeful of signing the forward.

FC Barcelona linked with Real Sociedad forward Mikel Oyarzabal | Football Espana
FC Barcelona could make a move for highly rated Real Sociedad striker Mikel Oyarzabal this summer. According to reports in Catalan newspaper Diario Sport, the La Liga winners have been monitoring his progress over the past twelve months and are now considering a bid for the 22-year old.

A move for Rodrigo Moreno is back on the table for Barça | Sport
Valencia CF president Anil Murthy has spoken about the club’s current situation in an interview with Superdeporte. His comments on Rodrigo Moreno, as well as the financial situation at Mestalla, will have caught the attention of Barça.

Cruyff’s famous quote applies to both De Ligt and Griezmann | Marca
Eric Abidal’s Instagram account being hacked is one of the day’s news stories. Apparently, someone has accessed his profile and has used it without his consent. He wanted to attribute to the former player and current Barcelona technical secretary a poisoned dart bound for Matthijs de Ligt. Those who hesitate about playing at Barcelona are no longer needed by us, the message read.

Bartomeu: Sanctions must be imposed on clubs that don’t meet FFP standards | Marca
Clubs that break Financial Fair Play rules should be made an example of, Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has claimed. Speaking an event about economics and football, Bartomeu was critical of institutions that don’t follow the guidelines.

Cillessen aware ‘it won’t be easy’ to leave Barcelona amid Man Utd links | Goal
Jasper Cillessen says his €60 million (£53m/$68m) price tag “doesn’t make it easy” for him to leave Barcelona, with Manchester United thought to be monitoring his situation. The 30-year-old goalkeeper completed a switch to Camp Nou from Ajax in 2016 but has since been unable to earn a regular place in Ernesto Valverde’s line up.

Arsenal flop Suarez confirms desire for Barcelona exit | Goal
Denis Suarez has confirmed his desire to leave Barcelona and his preference is to remain in La Liga. Suarez, 25, has struggled to cement his place at Barca since returning to the club in 2016, spending the second half of last season on loan at Arsenal.

Copa América Stories (II): 1997 and Ronaldo’s dream season continues | FC Barcelona
47 goals in 49 games. Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima’s first and only season at FC Barcelona had been an unqualified success on an individual level with the Brazilian striker’s beguiling combination of physical power, pace and technical ability leading many to consider him the best striker in the world. Goals such as his famous effort against Compostela in the league made it hard to disagree.

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