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FC Barcelona News: 13 March 2021; Huesca up next, Barça rule out Wijnaldum signing

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

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Messi one game away from equaling Xavi Hernández' historic record - FC Barcelona
Anew historic record for Leo Messi is approaching, and it's an important one. He is only one game away from being the footballer with the most ever appearances for FC Barcelona. If he plays against Huesca, it will be Messi's 767th game with Barça, matching the legendary Xavi Hernández.

When and where to watch Barça v Huesca - FC Barcelona
After the game against PSG, Barça return to league action, and Ronald Koeman's team receive a visit from Huesca on the 27th day of the league championship.

Making space for Haaland: The players Barcelona have to sell first - SPORT
Once settled into office at Camp Nou, Joan Laporta and his board of directors have a huge job to carry out on the pitch. But they knew that before taking charge. The financial situation at the club is dramatic. Not only do they have to build a competitive squad for next season, but they also have to make a debt on the club's debt and reduce the wage bill.

SER: Nagelsmann's Laporta's first option to replace Koeman at Barça - SPORT
RB Leipzig's Julian Nagelsmann is the coach Joan Laporta would like to take over at Barcelona if he doesn't stick with Ronald Koeman, according to Cadena SER. The Barça president respects and valued the work Koeman's carrying out but would not have chosen him personally. Remember, though, that Koeman still has a year to run on his deal at Camp Nou.

Stoichkov: With Griezmann on the pitch, Barça are playing with 10 players - SPORT
Antoine Griezmann's performances have been hot and cold since he joined Barcelona and he remains a constant source of debate among the club's supporters. After being left on the bench in recent games, coach Ronald Koeman returned him to the starting line up against Paris Saint-Germain in midweek but the Frenchman didn't shine.

The pros and cons of Barcelona signing Man City striker Aguero - SPORT
Sergio Aguero has been strongly linked with Barcelona since Joan Laporta was elected as the Catalan club's new president last weekend. Among other things, the signing of Aguero, who is out of contract this summer, could persuade Lionel Messi to sign a new deal at Camp Nou, too.

The explosion of Ilaix closes the door on Liverpool's Wijnaldum - SPORT
Wijnaldum, 30, is available for free in the summer, so Barça would be able to make him an offer at least as he weighs up where to spend the final years of his career. But finances are not the reason the Catalan club have cooled their interest.

Barcelona, Man Utd, Bayern Munich tracking Rapid Vienna's Demir - ESPN
Barcelona are battling with a number of Europe's biggest clubs to sign Rapid Vienna midfielder Yusuf Demir, various sources have confirmed to ESPN. Manchester United, Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund and also tracking Demir, who won't turn 18 until June and has a contract in Vienna until 2022.

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