Barcelona have reached agreement with Getafe for the permanent transfer of midfielder Carles Alena. The deal includes a buyback option plus first refusal on any offer.
Manchester City have reportedly made contract with Barcelona regarding a move for Antoine Griezmann. The Frenchman may have to be sold to finance Messi’s renewal.
Barcelona B have signed 18-year-old midfielder Yusuf Demir from Rapid Vienna on a season-long loan. The transfer also includes a purchase option set at 10 million euros.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has asked his players to accept pay cuts to help ease the club’s dire financial situation.
Pre-season starts on Saturday at Barcelona with 10 first team players and 11 from Barcelona B called up for medical checks. The first training session takes place on Monday.
Alejandro Balde has a great opportunity to make an impact at Barcelona next season. The club will not replace Junior Firpo which means Balde could become Jordi Alba’s back-up.
Georgio Chiellini has explained how he joked with Jordi Alba before the penalty shootout between Spain and Italy in the semi-finals of Euro 2020.