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FC Barcelona News: 20 April 2021; Ronald Koeman to stay, Samuel Umtiti wanted by Zenit

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A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

ESP: FC Barcelona-Elche CF. La Liga Santander. Photo by Pressinphoto / Icon Sport

De Jong's impeccable final - FC Barcelona
Frenkie de Jong was a big star in the Copa del Rey final against Athletic Club. The midfielder's performance drew rave reviews, as he and his teammates went on to lift their first trophy of the season and the 31st Copa in club history.

The challenges facing FC Barcelona in the final stretch of the league season - FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona's fate is once again in their own hands. After a weekend in which they claimed the Copa del Rey title, results in La Liga also mean that Ronald Koeman's team regain the league championship by winning their remaining eight games.

Thirteenth consecutive 30 goal+ season for Messi - FC Barcelona
Atestament to his incredible talent and consistency, Leo Messi has scored 30 goals or more every season for the last 13 years. He reached 31 with his brace against Athletic Club this past weekend, in the Copa del Rey final at La Cartuja (won 0-4by Barça).

Koeman has Laporta's backing and will get a second Barcelona season - SPORT
Ronald Koeman will continue as Barcelona coach save a big surprise. The club have not said anything to the contrary, but rumours have been kicking around following the lack of ratification from president Joan Laporta, who always listens to results and performances.

Barcelona outcast Samuel Umtiti linked with shock Russian switch - Football Espana
Barcelona‘s Samuel Umtiti has been linked with a summer exit from the Camp Nou with Zenit Saint Petersburg rumoured to be tracking him. Umtiti has continued to struggle with injuries again this season with just five La Liga starts in 2020/21 for Ronald Koeman‘s side.

JP Morgan confirm $6bn investment in the new European Super League - Football Espana
US investment bank JP Morgan has confirmed they will finance the new controversial European Super League with a $6bn cash injection. The announcement of 12 major European clubs of their intention to join the new breakaway league has been met with a backlash from La Liga and UEFA.