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FC Barcelona News: 11 March 2020: Luis Suarez fitness boost, Bartomeu talks Napoli

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and transfer rumors

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Barcelona given boost in Luis Suarez knee injury recovery | Football Espana

Luis Suarez continues to make a good recovery from knee surgery and could be available for selection again in just over a month, according to ESPN Deportes.

Bartomeu: Playing behind closed doors against Napoli will cost Barcelona €6 million | Marca

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says playing their Champions League last-16 clash against Napoli at the Camp Nou behind closed doors will cost the club €6m.

Coronavirus: Barcelona release statement on impact of virus | AS

Barcelona have issued an official statement detailing how the coronavirus is affecting the club and where change is expected in the coming weeks.

Umtiti must pay €32,936 due to damages at a property he was renting | Marca

Samuel Umtiti has been told to pay €32,936 for damages to a property he has rented. The owner initially demanded the Barca defender pay €180,000.

TV3: Barça and Juventus negotiated Rakitic-Douglas Costa swap | Sport

Barcelona and Juventus reportedly tried to negotiate a swap between Douglas Costa and Ivan Rakitic in January and may try again at the end of the season.

Chile to quarantine Alexis Sanchez and Arturo Vidal - health ministry | Reuters

Chile will place Inter Milan forward Alexis Sanchez and Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal in quarantine when they return home to play in a World Cup qualifier next week.

Italian, Spanish players’ unions want European matches postponed | ESPN

Players’ unions in Italy and Spain want Champions League and Europa League matches to be postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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