Barcelona president Joan Laporta has hinted there will be big changes at the Camp Nou this summer in order to build a new team capable of challenging at home and in Europe.
Emerson will be Barcelona’s first signing for the new season. The full-back already has a house in Barcelona and will join the team for pre-season.
Rafa Marquez is set to return to Barcelona in a coaching role in the summer and is expected to take charge of the Under-19 team.
Xavi has reportedly received offers to manage both Brazil and Borussia Dortmund but turned both down and remains a candidate to replace Ronald Koeman.
Barcelona have dropped out of the race to sign Erling Haaland for financial reasons. The club simply can’t afford his 150 million euro price tag and his wages.
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi met up with former teammate Luis Suarez on Tuesday at a restaurant in Madrid on his day off.