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FC Barcelona News: 31 August 2021; Emerson, Ilaix Moriba close to Barça exit, Pjanic, Riqui Puig latest

A round-up of the latest Barcelona news and rumors

FC Barcelona v Getafe CF - LaLiga Santander Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images

Recovery session after win over Getafe - FC Barcelona
An atypical week begins for Ronald Koeman's squad following on from the 2-1 win over Getafe at Camp Nou in La Liga on Sunday. With the international break upon us the players not on international duty took part in a recovery session at the Ciutat Esportiva.

An international break with a Barça flavour - FC Barcelona
With three games of La Liga now played the last of which being Barça's 2-1 win over Getafe at Camp Nou, Ronald Koeman's squad face a week without a league fixture at the weekend due to the break for international fixtures.

Miralem Pjanic closer to leaving Barcelona for Sevilla than Juventus - Football Espana
Miralem Pjanic seemed to be on track to leave Barcelona and return to Juventus, but the move has cooled down considerably according to Mundo Deportivo. His representative, Fali Ramadani, met with Federico Cherubini, the Juventus sporting director this morning, but no agreement was reached.

Tottenham Hotspur reach agreement with Barcelona to sign Emerson Royal - Football Espana
Tottenham Hotspur and Barcelona have reached an agreement regarding the transfer of Emerson Royal according to Fabrizio Romano. It’ll be a permanent deal, for a fee of €30m. Emerson has accepted that Tottenham will be his next club, but conversations regarding personal terms are ongoing.

Ilaix Moriba is on the verge of leaving Barcelona for Leipzig - Football Espana
Ilaix Moriba is on the verge of joining Leipzig from Barcelona according to Fabrizio Romano. He’s in Germany today to sign on the dotted line and will undergo his medical tomorrow morning ahead of a €15m move. His agent, who has close links with the Bundesliga, is said to have been key in the move.

Koeman and Barcelona are happy to offload out of favour Puig - Football Espana
Barcelona could yet offload youngster Riqui Puig ahead of tomorrow night’s transfer deadline. The 22-year-old has not featured in any of Barcelona‘s first three games of the season, Ronald Koeman clear on who should make up his midfield. Sergi Roberto, Frenkie de Jong and Sergio Busquets have been the undisputed starters thus far, and it does not look as though Puig will get a look in.