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FC Barcelona News: 19 June 2019; Neymar Chase Continues, Rafinha Receives Medical Clearance

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Barcelona to sell Philippe Coutinho, Ousmane Dembele to land Neymar | Football Espana
Barcelona are willing to sell both Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele to ensure they can sign Neymar, according to Marca. The fresh report claims that both players could be used as makeweights in a deal which would see the Brazilian star return to the Camp Nou.

Barcelona quote Liverpool price for Ousmane Dembele | Football Espana
Barcelona have reportedly received contact from Liverpool over the availability of their forward Ousmane Dembele. The 22-year old has endured two campaigns blighted by injury at the Camp Nou and it has been reported that there is growing frustration over his continued fitness issues.

Luis Suarez hopes miracle diet will end persistent knee problems | Sport
After having surgery on a meniscus problem in his knee, which forced him to sit out the Copa del Rey final, Suarez began a diet to reduce his eight and speed up his recovery. According to Diario AS, María Antonia Lizárraga Dallo, Barça’s nutritionist and the person responsible for the Eat Like a Pro campaign, advised Suarez to lose some weight so that the cartilage around his knee would suffer less.

Rafinha receives medical all-clear | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona’s first team player, Rafinha, received medical clearance on Tuesday, the Club said. Thus, after about seven months out, the Brazilian has recovered from the left anterior cruciate ligament tear he suffered last November in Barça’s Week 13 La Liga match against Atlético Madrid at the Wanda Metropolitano.

Valencia enquire about Rafinha and insist on Denis Suarez | Marca
Valencia have asked Barcelona about the availability of midfielder Rafinha, while they continue to hold an interest in Denis Suarez. The two clubs are nearing the completion of a swap deal which would see Jasper Cillessen move to Valencia and Neto join Barcelona.

Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt ‘rejects Barcelona’ | Football Espana
Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt has rejected the chance to join Barcelona, according to Cadena Ser’s El Larguero programme.The 19-year-old has been the captain of the Amsterdam-based club for over a year and has starred for club and country.