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Spain and Barcelona great David Villa has announced he will retire from professional football at the end of the year.

David Villa reveals he was 90 percent sure of joining Arsenal from Barcelona in...

David Villa has revealed how close he came to joining Arsenal before leaving Barcelona back in 2013, insisting he was "90 per cent" certain the transfer would come to fruition at one stage.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola before the Premier League match at Molineux, Wolverhampton. PA Photo. Nick Potts-PA Wire.

Rivaldo: Manchester City ban could lead Guardiola back to Barcelona

Manchester City’s two-year ban from the Champions League could lead Pep Guardiola back to Barcelona, says Rivaldo.
Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele suffered an injury after the La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao on Friday evening, the France star finished the game but had some discomfort on his leg as he walked off the pitch.

Barcelona gets LaLiga permission to sign a striker in 15 days

Barcelona have been given permission to sign a new striker after the LaLiga medical commission agreed that Ousmane Dembélé is set for a long spell on the sidelines.
Thibaut Courtois

Barcelona tried to sign both Thibaut Courtois, Alvaro Morata – ex-vice-president

Former Barcelona vice-president Jordi Mestre has revealed that the club has attempted to sign both Thibaut Courtois and Alvaro Morata in recent years.
Barcelona may be aided in their pursuit of their top attacking target, Willian José, as he has made it clear he wants the move.

Willian José eager for Barcelona move to go through

Barcelona may be aided in their pursuit of their top attacking target, Willian José, as he has made it clear he wants the move.
Quique Setien saw to it that his Barcelona players trained blindfolded ahead of a meeting with Real Betis on Sunday, in a drill designed to amplify the senses and increase awareness on the pitch.

Barcelona stars train blindfolded as Quique Setien introduces bizarre new drill

Quique Setien saw to it that his Barcelona players trained blindfolded ahead of a meeting with Real Betis on Sunday, in a drill designed to amplify the senses and increase awareness on the pitch.
Barcelona boss Quique Setien says it was a shame that his side did not defeat Athletic Bilbao in the Copa del Rey quarter-final encounter on Thursday.

Barcelona narrow emergency striking options down to four

Barcelona have identified four potential attacking reinforcements as they look to add options in the final third.
Lionel Messi says he has “never had the need to leave the best club in the world”, with Barcelona still very much part of his present and future.

Eric Abidal: Lionel Messi is world’s best, contract talks are never easy

Barcelona’s contract talks with Lionel Messi are “never easy”, concedes Eric Abidal, as the club are dealing with “the best player in the world”.
Eric Abidal

Eric Abidal: Barcelona never made an offer for Xavi to replace Ernesto Valverde

Barcelona sporting director Eric Abidal says no formal offer was made to Xavi over the recently available managerial post at the club.
Barcelona have completed the signing of Francisco Trincão from Braga in a deal worth €31m.

Barcelona complete €31 million deal for Portuguese wonderkid

Barcelona have completed the signing of Francisco Trincão from Braga in a deal worth €31m.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has confirmed the La Liga champions are considering a move for Valencia forward Rodrigo Moreno.

Josep Maria Bartomeu: Barcelona considering swoop for Valencia striker Rodrigo Moreno

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has confirmed the La Liga champions are considering a move for Valencia forward Rodrigo Moreno.
Maxi Gomez atoned for an early penalty miss and fired Valencia to a rare 2-0 LaLiga home win against Barcelona, handing Quique Setien his first defeat as head coach.

Maxi Gomez helps Valencia sink Barcelona despite penalty miss

Maxi Gomez atoned for an early penalty miss and fired Valencia to a rare 2-0 LaLiga home win against Barcelona, handing Quique Setien his first defeat as head coach.
Edinson Cavani says he is fully focused on the season ahead at Paris Saint-Germain, and isn’t interested in any speculation linking him with a move away.

Rivaldo: Edinson Cavani would be magnificent for Barcelona

Edinson Cavani would be “a magnificent improvement for Barcelona’s attack”, says Rivaldo, with the Blaugrana urged to join the race for the Paris Saint-Germain striker now that Luis Suarez is stuck on the sidelines.

Javier Mascherano urges Lionel Messi to return to Argentina

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has been backed to return to Argentina in the near future by Javier Mascherano, who says “anything is possible” in football.
Barcelona are reportedly closing in on the capture of Valencia and Spain striker Rodrigo Moreno as they seek a replacement for Luis Suarez.

Barcelona close-in on Rodrigo Moreno deal

Barcelona are reportedly closing in on the capture of Valencia and Spain striker Rodrigo Moreno as they seek a replacement for Luis Suarez.
Adama Traore

Adama Traore: I will return to Barcelona or join Real Madrid

Wolverhampton Wanderers winger, Adama Traore, has suggested he would rejoin Barcelona if the opportunity arose, although he’d also have no issue swapping El Clasico colours if Real Madrid came calling.
Lionel Messi's second-half strike ensured Quique Seitén marked his first game as Barcelona boss with a home win over Granada that moved them back to the summit of La Liga.

Barca president gives players watches valued at 10,000 euro

In spite of enduring one of the first starts to a season in the club’s history, Barcelona players were royally gifted by the club’s president.
Quique Setien began his first session as Barcelona coach on Tuesday morning just as the sacked Ernesto Valverde drove out of the training ground for the last time.

How Quique Setién quickly won over the Barcelona squad

Quique Setién has reportedly already made an impression on the Barcelona squad with many senior players waxing lyrical about his approach so far.

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