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FC Barcelona News: 18 July 2020; Quique Setién to stay as Barça manager, Philippe Coutinho set for Arsenal loan

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


New kick off time for Alavés v Barça - FC Barcelona
Week 38's fixture in La Liga between Alavés and FC Barcelona will finally be played on Sunday 19 July at 5.00pm CEST. Barça will visit the Mendizorrotza stadium in the final fixture of the league season with both teams having little to play for other than the objective of ending the league campaign with a victory.

When and where to watch Alavés v FC Barcelona - FC Barcelona
The kick-off time and television channels where you are to follow for the last league match of the 2019/20 season

Crucial Barça meeting is over: Setién will stay on as manager - SPORT
The emergency meeting at Barça HQ to analyze the immediate future of the club has concluded. Club president Josep Maria Bartomeu met with Quique Setien and it was decided that the coach would take charge of Barça's match against Alaves before another decision would be made during the week-long, post-season break.

Philippe Coutinho looks set to leave Barça and join Arsenal on loan - SPORT
FC Barcelona are once again desperately looking to find a new club for Philippe Coutinho in order to get his salary off the books. All signs point to the Brazilian making a return to the Premier League.

Mertens: “Beating Barça will be difficult but the key is to score” - SPORT
Napoli will visit the Camp Nou on the 8th August in the second leg of the Champions League Last 16. Despite Barça's struggles in recent weeks, Dries Mertens believes it is going to be tough for the Serie A club to progress.

Rivaldo: “There's a real chance Barça could lose against Napoli” - SPORT
Rivaldo has given his thoughts on current events at FC Barcelona and is worried about how the team is performing. The former Barça man, who is an ambassador for Betfair, is most concerned about the Champions League.

Giuseppe Marotta: “Lautaro doesn't want to leave Inter” - SPORT
Inter Milan CEO, Giuseppe Marotta, is confident Lautaro Martinez will still be at the club next season. Marotta did admit there was interest from Barça but believes the player isn't ready to make a move to the Camp Nou.

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