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FC Barcelona News: 1 September 2019; Juventus eye Ivan Rakitic, France call up Samuel Umtiti

Osasuna v FC Barcelona - La Liga Santander Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images

Juventus making a final attempt to sign Rakitic before deadline | Sport

Italian champions Juventus will make a final attempt to sign Ivan Rakitic before the close of the transfer window. Juve have been in touch over the weekend and are willing to offer players in exchange, with Emre Can at the top of their list.

Griezmann’s quietest league performance | Marca

Antoine Griezmann had another quiet performance against Osasuna. The France international touched the ball only 30 times at El Sadar. The forward has only once before been so rarely involved in a game, back in 2015 against Granada.

Umtiti added to France squad | FC Barcelona

Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti has been added to the France squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers against Albania and Andorra. The centre-back was not part of the initial squad but has been drafted in after Aymeric Laporte was injured playing for Manchester City against Brighton.

Coutinho believes he can better at Bayern Munich after first Bundesliga start | Goal

Philippe Coutinho says he will improve at Bayern Munich after his first start for his new club against Mainz. He said. “There are a lot of good players, top players and great players [here]. I’m really happy to be here so that I can learn from them and get better.”

Gerard Pique: The best thing for Barcelona is if we all stick together | Sport

Gerard Pique says Barcelona need to stick together after Saturday’s disappointing draw at Osasuna. He said: “Fans will have their opinion but it’s time to be together and turn things around. I’m not saying there are any nerves, but since the end of last season, there have been opinions on the club, the staff, the players, the board... Diversity is good, but now with the season underway, we have to have confidence.”

Ansu Fati proud to make FC Barcelona | Football Espana

Ansu Fati spoke about his pride after becoming Barcelona’s youngest ever goalscorer with his strike against Osasuna on Saturday. He said: ”It is an honour to become the youngest ever La Liga scorer for FC Barcelona. I hope I can score many more goals in this shirt in the future. Every opportunity I get this season I will look to take it.”

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