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FC Barcelona News: 19 July 2021; Koeman talks new signings, more Dest rumors

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A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

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FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman looks ahead to the new season | FC Barcelona

Ronald Koeman has been talking about the new campaign, pre-season training, as well as players such as Pedri, Frenkie de Jong and Lionel Messi.

Koeman issues verdict on Memphis Depay and Sergio Aguero | Football Espana

The Barcelona boss has also offered his verdict on new signings Memphis Depay and Sergio Aguero ahead of the new La Liga campaign.

Bayern Munich interested in Barca’s Serginio Dest still | Sport

Bayern Munich are still interested in Barcelona’s Sergino Dest and have been in contact. However, the American full-back wants to stay at the Camp Nou.

Palestinian Football Association applauds Barca’s decision not to play in Jerusalem | Marca

The Palestinian FA has applauded Barca’s decision to withdraw from a pre-season friendly against Beitar Jerusalem on August 4.

Miralem Pjanic’s agent heading to Milan to sort out his future | Sport

Miralem Pjanic’s agent has travelled to Milan to discuss a potential move with Inter. The Serie A champions have expressed an interest in the midfielder.

Barcelona’s wage restructuring programme gets underway | Marca

Barcelona will hold talks with senior players such as Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba and Sergio Roberto to discuss further pay cuts.

Koeman ‘disappointed’ with Dembele’s injury blow | Football Espana

Ronald Koeman has admitted he was disappointed to see Ousmane Dembele suffer another serious injury during Euro 2020 and also admits his contraction situation is “complicated.”

Ronald Koeman: Pedri’s maturity is hugely impressive | Sport

Ronald Koeman has been full of praise for Pedri’s Euro 2020. He said. “At 18 and knowing the season he had with us, he played almost all the games and his maturity is impressive.”

Barca negotiating over Rey Manaj with Portuguese side Famalicao | Sport

Barcelona are in negotiations with Portuguese side Famalicao over a summer move for Barca B striker Rey Manaj.

Bayern enquire about three Barcelona players | Football Espana

Bayern Munich are reportedly interested in signing either Sergino Dest, Sergi Roberto or Emerson Royal from Barcelona this summer.

Paredes confirms Leo Messi will not play at PSG next season | Sport

Leandro Paredes has confirmed Leo Messi will not move to PSG. He said, “It was a dream to imagine that he could be here with us next season, but it’s not going to be like that.”