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FC Barcelona News: 2 August 2020; Bartomeu talks Setien, Gattuso praises Messi

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

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Bartomeu: “We never thought about sacking Setién: he’s our coach” | Sport

Josep Maria Bartomeu says Barcelona never considered sacking Quique Setien despite rumors towards the end of the season he could be dismissed.

‘I can only mark Messi in my dreams!’ - Gattuso preparing Napoli for Barca clash | Goal

Gennaro Gattuso has been talking about Napoli’s forthcoming clash against Barcelona in the Champions League and admits: “I can mark Messi only in my dreams.”

Bartomeu: Arthur’s lacked respect towards his teammates & the club | Sport

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has hit out at Arthur for his refusal to return to the club and says he has not shown respect.

Inter pronounce on Messi’s future: He will retire at Barcelona | Sport

Inter Milan CEO Giuseppe Marotta has been talking about Lionel Messi yet again and now says he expects the captain to retire at Barcelona.

Sevilla eye summer return for Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic | Football Espana

Sevilla are considering bringing Ivan Rakitic back to the club this summer from Barcelona and could land the Croatia international for just €10m.

Insigne injury scare ahead of Barcelona | Football Italia

Napoli suffered an injury scare against Lazio on Saturday. Captain Lorenzo Insigne was forced off in tears and was spotted afterwards with an ice-pack strapped to his thigh.

Bartomeu: ‘The best thing is to combine experience with youth’ | FC Barcelona

Bartomeu has given an interview to Sport where he’s discussed Arthur, transfer plans, the club’s young players and the club’s economic situation.

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