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FC Barcelona News: 9 March 2021; PSG up next, David Alaba to Barça gaining steam

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

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Joan Laporta visits the football first team - FC Barcelona
Joan Laporta has had a busy Monday. Accompanied at all times by Rafa Yuste, both underwent PCR tests to be able to travel to Paris on Tuesday at the invitation of the president of the Managing Commission Carles Tusquets for Wednesday's second leg of their last 16 Champions League tie against PSG.

Back to work - FC Barcelona
On Monday the squad returned to training following Saturday's win away at Osasuna thanks to a goal from Jordi Alba and a first ever strike from Ilaix Moriba. The player who started the game did some recovery work whilst the rest of the squad trained on pitch 2 with Junior absent due to mild illness.

When and where to watch PSG v Barça - FC Barcelona
On Wednesday, FC Barcelona ar at PSG in the second leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie. It's at the usual 9.00pm CET kick off time, and if you need to know what time that means where you are, here's all the info you need.

David Alaba chances of joining Barca rise after Laporta win - SPORT
Christian Falk, the Sport Bild journalist, says that the Barca switch is an attractive option for the Bayern defender. Falk said that his chance of signing for Barca is a very real possibility, with Laporta having a good relationship with the player’s agent Pini Zahavi.

Laporta appoints MediaMarkt's Ferran Reverter as Barça's new CEO - SPORT
Barcelona president Joan Laporta has confirmed that Ferran Reverter will join replace Oscar Grau as the club's CEO. Reverter, 48, has held a similar position previously at MediaMarkt Iberia before moving on to MediaMarktSaturn in November 2018.

PSG superstar Neymar to start on the bench against Barcelona - Football Espana
The Brazilian international has been struggling with a hip injury since mid February, and he was rumoured to be in line to make a starting return against his former side at the Parc de Princes. However, as per reports from Diario AS, PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino does not want to risk him from the start, with the provisional plan to introduce him as a second half substitute.

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