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FC Barcelona News: 11 March 2021; Barça eliminated from Champions League by PSG

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors


PSG 1-1 Barça: Pride restored - FC Barcelona
Kylian Mbappé’s penalty was equalised by a sensational Lionel Messi thunderbolt on a night when Barça did everything they could to reverse the result from the first-leg

First trip with the team for Joan Laporta - FC Barcelona
This Wednesday's match in Paris will be remembered for FC Barcelona's elimination from the Champions League. Despite playing a superb match, the 1-4 first leg defeat was too much of an obstacle for Barça. Newly elected president, Joan Laporta, was also at the Parc des Princes along with Rafa Yuste, invited by the chairman of the Management Committee.

The numbers that confirm Barcelona's clear bet on young players - SPORT
In what many have pressed to categorise as a "transition season," Barcelona have varied how they do things in respect to recent years. More than at any point during the last decade, the young players now have a big role in the first team. And despite the transition season lable, Barça are into the Copa del Rey final and will fight for the league title until the end.

Barca make formal offer to Sergio Aguero - TyC - SPORT
FC Barcelona have made a formal offer for Sergio Aguero, according to TyC Sports. The Argentine forward’s contract with Man City ends on June 30 and he could come to Camp Nou next season.

Griezmann: We're pissed but this performance gives us confidence - SPORT
Antoine Griezmann says Barcelona are "pissed" to have been knocked out of the Champions League but hopes they will take confidence from their peformance against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday.

Pique and Sergi Roberto's messages for Barca team-mates after PSG draw - SPORT
Barcelona were knocked out of the Champions League but fell with honour. After the 4-1 home defeat by PSG they earned a 1-1 draw in Paris in the last 16 second leg. Despite the elimination Gerard Pique and Sergi Roberto, both team captains, took to social media to have their say.

Ronald Koeman on Lionel Messi's future: "He can't have doubts about the future of this team" - Football Espana
Barcelona travelled to Paris dreaming of another remontada. One of their greatest European nights occurred against Paris Saint-Germain back in 2017, when they came back from losing the first leg of their Champions League last 16 clash to go through on aggregate. They couldn’t repeat the trick on Wednesday evening, however, drawing 1-1 to go out of Europe 5-2 on aggregate.

Jordi Cruyff's plan to return to Barcelona - Football Espana
Barcelona news has focused on the election of Joan Laporta and his new team now looks set to include Jordi Cruyff, who is currently the head coach of Chinese Super League club Shenzen FC. As outlined by El Mundo Deportivo, the Dutchman is now in the process of trying to exit the Chinese club on good terms to return to the Camp Nou in a technical role in the club’s sports department.

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