Barcelona president Joan Laporta’s preferred choice to coach the first team remains Pep Guardiola but it seems like an impossible dream currently.
Javier Mascherano says Pep Guardiola told him he’d only be a substitute when he moved to Barcelona but it did not put him off joining the Catalan giants.
Georginio Wijnaldum has verbally agreed to join Barcelona on a three-year deal. The transfer is expected to be officially completed in the next few days.
Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong has been called into the Netherlands squad for the Euros. Coach Frank de Boer has named a 26-man squad for the tournament.
Sergio Aguero has been talking about the praise he’s received for breaking Wayne Rooney’s scoring record and feels it’s in sharp contrast to the criticism he’s received this season.
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi is already in Argentina to begin preparations for the Copa America with Lionel Scaloni’s side.
Lyon sporting director Juninho Pernambucano has confirmed that Memphis Depay’s time at the club is over and he will move away as a free agent this summer.
Juninho also compared Memphis to some of the world’s best players. He said, “I think Memphis is very good, but not at the level of these four.”