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FC Barcelona News: 3 August 2019; Lionel Messi Receives Argentina Suspension, Moussa Wagué Joins First Team

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Agreement with Zenit Saint Petersburg for the transfer of Malcom | FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona and Zenit Saint Petersburg have reached an agreement for the transfer of the player Malcom Filipe Silva de Oliveira. The Russian team will pay FC Barcelona 40 million euros plus 5 million euros in variables.FC Barcelona retains an interest in case of a future sale of the Brazilian.

Moussa Wagué, with the first team | FC Barcelona
Moussa Wagué is a new player for FC Barcelona’s first team. After the signings of Frenkie de Jong, Neto and Griezmann, the Senegalese right-back becomes the fourth new face for Ernesto Valverde, for the 2019/20 season. Wagué played last season for Barça B, and also made three first team appearances against Huesca, Celta and Eibar.

New faces ready for the Gamper | FC Barcelona
The 54th edition of the Joan Gamper Trophy game takes place on Sunday at 8pm CEST, and will be the first chance for fans to see the 2019/20 Barça squad. That includes some new players who have been incorporated into the first team this summer: Signings Frenkie De Jong, Neto and Antoine Griezmann, plus Moussa Wagué who has been promoted from Barça B.

Gamper game debuts with goals | FC Barcelona
The game at the weekend will be a first presason fixture at Camp Nou for new signings, De Jong, Neto and Griezmann. Furthermore, there is the chance of more debuts for players from the Barça B squad. Will anyone mark their first appearance with a goal? Brazilian Malcom was the last blaugrana to mark his debut with a goal, scoring last season in the clash with Boca Juniors. Of course, it was not the first time a Barça player had scored in his first Gamper appearance.

The tour of the United States, in detail | FC Barcelona
After the 2019 Japan Tour, FC Barcelona will travel to the United States where they will close their 2019 pre-season with two games against Napoli; on August 7 in Miami and August 10 in Michigan. The American public will see a double-header between the current champions of LaLiga and the runner-up in Italy’s Serie A.

Messi given three-month Argentina suspension and hefty fine for Copa America ‘corruption’ comments | Goal
Lionel Messi has been suspended from Argentina’s next three matches and given a $50,000 (£41,000) by CONMEBOL for his controversial comments made during the Copa America.The Barcelona superstar accused South America’s football governing body of corruption following the red card he received in Argentina’s 2-1 third-place playoff win against Chile.

Juventus want Barcelona defender Juan Miranda | Football Espana
Juventus and Barcelona are in discussions over the transfer of teenage defender Juan Miranda with a €15m deal possible, say reports. El Mundo Deportivo say that negotiations are ongoing between the clubs with the Old Lady possibly also including add-ons in the deal, with the Blaugrana wanting a buyback option.

Víctor Valdés makes his debut as Barça Juvenil A’s head coach | Sport
Víctor Valdés now knows what it feels like to sit in the dugout as a coach at FC Barcelona. He made his debut as the Juvenil A manager in a friendly against Bosc de Tosca.