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FC Barcelona News: 9 June 2019; Samuel Umtiti Talks Barcelona Stay, Spanish FA Confirm World Cup Bid

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Spanish FA confirm joint 2030 World Cup bid with Portugal | Football Espana
The Spanish FA, the RFEF, has confirmed they are bidding to host the 2030 World Cup with Portugal.The organisation confirmed in a statement this morning that following discussions with their Portuguese counterparts, they will be beginning analysis into the feasibility of a joint bid in the near future.

Deco: “Barça need new signings if they want to win the Champions League” | Sport
There are all kinds of footballers in the world but some are more special than others. Deco is one of them. Alongside Ronaldinho and company they formed one of the greatest sides in history and, due to that past association, he continues to keep an eye on current events at Barça.

Umtiti: It’s been a difficult season but I’m staying at Barcelona | Marca
A testing 2018/19 season hasn’t been enough to make Samuel Umtiti leave Barcelona this summer. The Frenchman has fallen down the pecking order thanks to the emergence of Clement Lenglet since his arrival, but Umtiti has no plans to find his way out.

‘I never heard anybody talk about Griezmann’ - Barcelona defender Umtiti dismisses transfer speculation | Goal
Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti says that he is unsure whether his international team-mate Antoine Griezmann will join him at Camp Nou next season. Atletico Madrid attacker Griezmann was believed to be on the verge of completing a deal to the Spanish champions, before reports emerged last month suggesting that the move had been vetoed.

Cillessen in no rush to decide his future | Marca
Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen is in no rush to make a decision over his future despite being the subject of intense transfer speculation. The Blaugrana’s second-choice goalkeeper is wanted by a host of European clubs as it appears that he is keen on first-team football from next campaign.

No FC Barcelona move for Gianluigi Buffon | Football Espana
FC Barcelona will not be making a summer move for veteran goal keeper Gianluiigi Buffon after his release from Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain. Buffon signed a one-year deal with the French side at the start of the 2018-19 season, and he is keen to play on for another year, but that will not be at the Camp Nou, according to a report in Mundo Deportivo.

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