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FC Barcelona News: 17 June 2020; Barça beat Leganés, Lionel Messi scores 699th career goal

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

LaLiga - FC Barcelona V CD Leganes Photo by Marc Gonzalez Aloma / AFP7 / Europa Press Sports via Getty Images

Victorious homecoming (2-0) - FC Barcelona
This was never going to be an ordinary game. The Mallorca game at the weekend had already given the players their first experience of playing in an empty stadium, but doing so at the Camp Nou was always going to be even weirder.

Barça name their asking price for young left back Akieme - SPORT
Right now, Barça want to sell the youngster for €3m. Serie A side Sassuolo, as well as a team from the MLS, are interested in adding to the left-back to their ranks.

Here are the reasons Manchester United are desperate to sign Ansu Fati - SPORT
SPORT revealed that the first offer of €100m had been turned down and now 'The Times' are reporting a second bid of €150m was also rejected

Le Parisien name the date they believe Neymar will return to Barça - SPORT
'Le Parisien' believe it's much more likely that Barça and PSG could reach an agreement in 2021. It'll be for a much lower fee than they've asked for in the previous transfer windows and it would allow the French club to recover some of their initial outlay.

Messi 8/10 in leading sleepy Barcelona past Leganes, scoring his 699th career goal - ESPN
A glittering Barcelona performance this wasn't, but it did, importantly, yield another three points, taking them temporarily five points clear of Real Madrid at the top of the table. They will now hope Valencia can do them a favour at the Alfredo Di Stefano stadium on Thursday.

Barcelona rule out selling wonderkid Fati despite crisis - ESPN
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu would "have to go into hiding" if he accepted an offer for wonderkid Ansu Fati, a source at the Catalan club has told ESPN.

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