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FC Barcelona News: 13 August 2021; Koeman talks Messi, Barca Femeni captains confirmed

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

Osasuna v FC Barcelona - La Liga Santander Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images

Tebas: “Messi’s departure has been traumatic, it hurts that he has left” | Sport

La Liga president Javier Tebas admits that losing Lionel Messi is tough for the league and hit out at Barcelona for voting against the CVC deal.

Barcelona’s Ronald Koeman says club must ‘close the book’ on Lionel Messi era | ESPN

Ronald Koeman has been looking to the future and says Barca must “close the book” on the Lionel Messi era following the captain’s shock departure to PSG.

Setien: We lost the title at Barcelona because Real Madrid got six penalties | Marca

Former Barcelona coach Quique Setien reckons the reason his team did not win La Liga was because Real Madrid were given six penalties during the season.

The four women’s team captains | FC Barcelona

Alexia Putellas, Marta Torrejón, Sandra Paños and Patri Guijarro will be the four captains of the women’s team. Alexia will wear be first captain after taking over from Vicky Losada.

L’Equipe: Mbappé unhappy with Messi signing | Sport

Kylian Mbappe is reportedly unhappy with the signing of Lionel Messi and plans to leave for Real Madrid either this summer or next year on a free transfer.

Pedri, Òscar Mingueza and Eric Garcia show off their silver medals | FC Barcelona

Barcelona’s Olympic trio of Pedri, Oscar Mingueza and Eric Garcia have shown off their silver medals after returning to the club from Tokyo.

Piqué promises to create a Twitch account | Sport

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has promised to create a Twitch account after a conversation online between Ibai Llanos and two journalists.