Lionel Messi’s €700m release clause is reportedly now invalid. Barcelona are still unlikely to allow him to leave for free but may have to accept an offer in the region of €100m.
Arturo Vidal is keen to return to Italy this summer but would reportedly prefer to head to Juventus than Inter and a reunion with Antonio Conte.
Barcelona remain unwilling to negotiate captain Lionel Messi’s exit this summer despite his desire to leave and interest from Manchester City, Juventus, and Inter.
Martin Braithwaite has asked for the No. 10 shirt at Barcelona should Lionel Messi leave the club this summer. The striker currently wears No. 19.
Former Barcelona assistant Juan Carlos Unzue says he hopes Lionel Messi goes to Man City “to remember old times with people he already knows and has felt a shared success with.”
Barcelona have sacked legal team Cuatrecasa who are currently advising Lionel Messi, including his decision to leave the club on a free transfer.
Albert Roca is returning to the Camp Nou to be Ronald Koeman’s fitness coach. He held the same position at the club under Frank Rijkaard and joins from Hyderabad.
A total of 14 Barcelona players have been called up for international duty in the UEFA Nations League including Frenkie de Jong, Ansu Fati, Trincao and Sergio Busquets.