A round-up of the most recent Barcelona information and rumors
WORLD CUP INTERVIEWS: RAFA MÁRQUEZ (III) – FC Barcelona
Getting to play in a single World Cup in not simple. Featuring in 5 World Cups is one thing that’s inside attain of the only a few. Mexican legend and former Barça participant a Rafa Márquez is among the few after appearances in 2002 in Japan and South Korea, 2006 in Germany, 2010 in South Africa, 2014 in Brazil and 2018 in Russia.
Xavi reflects on his first year as a Barça coach – SPORT
Xavi has in all probability skilled a number of the most intense months of his life. A yr in the past he made his debut on the Barça bench, fulfilling a dream. A poisoned present, as a result of he took cost of a post-Messi Barça: a depressed crew with seemingly lesser expertise than in earlier seasons.
Dutch forward Memphis Depay looks to the Premier League to leave Barça – SPORT
Barça have named a worth goal for Memphis within the January market. The membership desires to cut back the wage invoice and the participant is aware of he must accept a secondary position.
German international Youssoufa Moukoko undecided about his future – SPORT
The way forward for Youssoufa Moukoko stays an enormous query mark. At the second he has not renewed his contract with Borussia Dortmund regardless of it terminating in June of subsequent yr.
Samuel Umtiti has decided his future lies elsewhere – SPORT
Samuel Umtiti is not going to return to Barca. The participant is beginning to see his future will likely be exterior the membership. He’s discovering his footing once more asa skilled at Lecce and his intention is to look to finish his contract with Barcelona and discover stability at a brand new membership.
Bernardo Silva’s ultimatum to Barca over City switch – SPORT
Bernardo Silva has made it clear to Barca he’s keen to signal for them. He has a renewal provide from City which he’ll flip down if Barca can carry him in, however he’s pressuring Barca to resolve. His present deal ends in 2025 and Barca are certain that they’ll get him for lower than the 80 million euros being requested for a number of months in the past.
Benjamin Pavard, a target for both Barca and Madrid – SPORT
Benjamin Pavard is decided to depart Bayern Munich, with a yr and a half left on his deal. Both Barca and Real Madrid have an interest and have spoken to his individuals.