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FC Barcelona News: 2 February 2021; Jean-Clair Todibo joins Nice on loan, Sergiño Dest returns to training

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

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Agreement with OGC Nice on Todibo loan - FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona and Sport Lisboa e Benfica have reached an agreement to terminate the loan of the player Jean-Clair Todibo, who will now go on loan to OGC Nice until June 30. The French club will be taking charge of the player’s licence and holds on option to purchase him for 8.5 million euros, plus 7 million euros in variables.

First session of the week - FC Barcelona
Anew month, a new week and a new training session. Pitch 2 at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper was the stage as the players worked out on Monday morning, with Sergiño Dest back with the squad.

Griezmann: Goals that count - FC Barcelona
Antoine Griezmann has reached a quarter of a century of goals for Barça. But perhaps more importantly, they’re goals that matter. Fifteen of the 25 have been goals that have given the team the lead, the latest example being the one scored by Le Petit Prince to earn three points against Athletic Club on Sunday.

Presidential hopeful Victor Font says Lionel Messi leaving Barcelona "would not be the end of the world" - Football Espana
This week’s Barcelona news is being dominated by the context of Lionel Messi’s contract at the club alongside the upcoming presidential elections. On Monday, Victor Font – one of three candidates for the position – publicly discussed the matter of the Argentine star’s future at the Camp Nou and has claimed the club would still be in a strong position for the future even if he were to leave this summer.

Mauricio Pochettino: "I will never manage Barcelona" - Football Espana
Paris Saint-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino has ruled out the possibility of one day taking the hotseat at Barcelona. The Argentine – who first came to coaching prominence at Espanyol – is widely regarded as one of football’s finest coaches but his connection to the Blaugrana’s Catalan rivals has cast doubt upon his credentials for the role at the Camp Nou.