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FC Barcelona News: 15 May 2021; Celta Vigo up next, Barça want Hansi Flick

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

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Return to training on Friday - FC Barcelona
In the morning session at the Ciutat Esportiva Ronald Koeman's squad began preparations for their penultimate league game of the season against Celta on Sunday at 6.30pm CEST at Camp Nou. The Uruguayan defender Ronald Araujo trained with the rest of the squad.

Emerson set to stay at Real Betis for 2021/22 season - Football Espana
Barcelona defender Emerson will stay on at Real Betis for the 2021/22 La Liga season despite his contractual obligation to return to Catalonia. The Brazilian international was signed as part of a unique joint financial operation between the two Spanish clubs at the start of the 2019/20 campaign.

Barcelona B controversially recall Oscar Mingueza for play-off games - Football Espana
La Blaugrana have granted permission for the Spanish U21 international to be included in Garcia Pimienta’s squad for their vital play-off semi-final game against UCAM Murcia this weekend.

Barcelona to tempt Bayern Munich boss Hans-Dieter Flick ahead of 2021/22 season - Football Espana
Barcelona could make a bold move to bring outgoing Bayern Munich head coach Hans-Dieter Flick to the club as manager this summer. Flick has confirmed he will leave the Bundesliga champions this summer with RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann already named as his incoming successor in Bavaria.

Barcelona to keep hold of Riqui Puig in 2021/22 - Football Espana
Barcelona are not considering a loan exit or a sale for rising star Riqui Puig this summer despite speculation over his future at the Camp Nou. The Spanish U21 international clashed with Ronald Koeman at the start of the 2020/21 campaign with the Dutch boss accusing him of leaking information.

Joan Laporta asks Ronald Koeman to play more attacking football - Football Espana
Joan Laporta and his right-hand man Rafa Yuste shared lunch with Ronald Koeman at the Via Veneto restaurant in Barcelona on Thursday afternoon, two days after the calamitous 3-3 draw at Levante that virtually killed the Blaugrana’s title challenge. They ate for two-and-a-half hours before leaving in the same car, all smiles.

Revolution on the horizon at Barcelona - Football Espana
Barcelona’s virtual exit from La Liga’s title race has reinforced Joan Laporta’s confidence in his opinion that a profound shake-up of the club is needed if they’re to be competitive next season, according to Mundo Deportivo. Just half the dressing room at Ronald Koeman’s disposal at the moment are deemed non-transferable.

Sergi Roberto: "I'm going through difficult times, physically and mentally" - Football Espana
Sergi Roberto has spoken out on Instagram about the difficulties he’s experienced this season, as carried by Diario AS. The Catalan has endured an injury-hit season, unable to find consistency in Ronald Koeman’s new-look Barcelona. He suffered another muscle tear during the Blaugrana’s game with Levante this week, as well as a relapse in the rectus femoris of the right leg.

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