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The newspaper 'Sport', on its front page this Tuesday, points out that FC Barcelona has ruled out a sale of Antoine Griezmann, even though the Frenchman is not going through a good time. The club is confident that he can turn it around.

Barcelona’s wage bill cuts, offloading of Antoine Griezmann

The transfer news has picked up steam with the summer transfer window officially open and one side that is entering a phase of reorganisation that could potentially see a different squad from the one that completed the 2020/2021 season is La Liga side Barcelona.
There are still three clubs keen on the European Super League. That is why the six Premier League sides who were set to play in it, Man City, Man Utd, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham have called for it to be shelved completely.

Premier League clubs call for Real Madrid supremo to scrap Super League

There are still three clubs keen on the European Super League. That is why the six Premier League sides who were set to play in it, Man City, Man Utd, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham have called for it to be shelved completely.
President Joan Laporta and all the big wigs are working to try and balance the books. Barca are currently in the red and they have asked the players to take another pay cut. Some of the footballers are not keen to see their wages cut again.

Barcelona squad reluctant to take another pay cut

President Joan Laporta and all the big wigs are working to try and balance the books. Barca are currently in the red and they have asked the players to take another pay cut. Some of the footballers are not keen to see their wages cut again.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta has confirmed that Ronald Koeman will continue in his position as head coach for the 2021-22 season.

Juan Laporta: Ronald Koeman to remain as Barcelona boss for 2021-22 season

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has confirmed that Ronald Koeman will continue in his position as head coach for the 2021-22 season.
Ronald Koeman has launched a staunch defence of Barcelona’s season, insisting his team did not throw away their shot at LaLiga glory.

Barcelona board to meet over Ronald Koeman’s future

Ronald Koeman will reportedly extend his contract with Barcelona for another year plus an extra season in the event the team achieve their objectives.
Mikel Arteta says he has had to adapt his tactical approach much more than he expected since taking over as Arsenal boss, due to the composition of his squad.

Mikel Arteta considered by Barcelona for manager’s position

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is reportedly one of several managers under consideration to potentially take over as manager at Barcelona.
Hansi Flick gave a vague response on his future at Bayern Munich amid links with the Germany job following their Champions League elimination on Tuesday night.

Hansi Flick emerges as top contender to replace Ronald Koeman at Barcelona

Hansi Flick has emerged as a contender to coach Barcelona next season according to Marca. The German is leaving Bayern Munich, his current outfit, at the climax of this season, chosen by the German Football Federation to succeed Joachim Low as coach of the national team once Euro 2020 is over.
Neymar netted on 33 minutes and his corner was headed home by Marquinhos just prior to the hour mark at the Parc des Princes, with Cameroonian forward Ignatius Ganago pulling a goal back for Lens.

Report: Barcelona board sets maximum budget for Neymar transfer

The theme of constant rumours regarding Neymar’s return to Barcelona seems set to continue for the foreseeable future. Cuatro now report that club president Joan Laporta is keen on bringing the Brazilian back to the Camp Nou and has set the maximum budget for the deal as well.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was happy to see Leo Messi have minutes in their friendly win against Nastic.

Barcelona to offer Leo Messi new three-year deal

Laporta is aware the Spanish giants can no longer afford to pay Messi what he is currently earning which is around €75million net annually.
Speaking in the aftermath of his well-received publicity stunt of placing a huge banner featuring his likeness 200 meters from the Santiago Bernabeu, Joan Laporta continued to detail his project should he be successful in becoming Barcelona president.

Barcelona supremo: European Super League a ‘necessity’

Barcelona president Joan Laporta described the European Super League as a “necessity” on Thursday but said the final decision would be given to the club’s members.
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin during a press conference REUTERS-Yves Herman-File Photo

UEFA president still mulling over Super League sanctions

Alexander Ceferin continues to deal with the fallout from the failed Super League venture of 12 leading clubs in Europe, with the UEFA president admitting that Barcelona's involvement in the proposals "disappointed me the least".
Ronald Koeman is starting to feel “fed up” with the incessant speculation regarding his future as Barcelona boss, with the Dutchman turning a deaf ear to talk of Xavi or Mikel Arteta taking his place.

Barcelona boss: Copa del Rey final should not affect my future

Ronald Koeman has said he finds it “strange” that his future as Barcelona coach is being linked to the result of Saturday’s Copa del Rey final against Athletic Bilbao.
For the second time in his time as manager of La Liga giants Barcelona, Dutch manager Ronald Koeman had a nosebleed incident that made him, this time, cut short his media briefing ahead of La Blaugrana’s upcoming domestic fixture against fourth-placed Sevilla in gameweek 25 of Spanish football.

Report: Ronald Koeman asks Barcelona president to wait on transfer decisions about players

In a press conference that was relayed by SPORT, Ronald Koeman has asked Barcelona president Joan Laporta to wait until the end of the season to make any decisions about signing or offloading certain players.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has held talks with his squad for the lack of goals being scored this season.

Pep Guardiola still interested in Leo Messi reunion

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola would reportedly still be open to a reunion with Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi at the Etihad Stadium.
Ronald Koeman has insisted that Lionel Messi is excited and happy at Barcelona despite ongoing transfer talk.

Barcelona boss: We will do ‘everything’ to keep Leo Messi

Barcelona boss, Ronald Koeman, said the club will do everything they can to convince Lionel Messi to stay following meetings with new president Joan Laporta to plan for next season.
Bundesliga side, Borussia Dortmund, have confirmed that Erling Haaland, their impressive striker, has sustained a hamstring injury.

Barcelona begins Erling Haaland transfer talks

Erling Haaland’s father, Alf-Inge Haaland, and agent, Mino Raiola held talks in Barcelona yesterday with Barca president, Joan Laporta over a possible transfer for the superstar Borussia Dortmund forward.
Chelsea are making a frantic effort to replace Tammy Abraham with the Bundesliga and Borussia Dortmund striker, Erling Haaland.

Report: Barcelona tell Erling Haaland’s representatives that Leo Messi wants to play with him

According to Cristobal Soria on El Chiringuito TV, Erling Haaland’s representatives super-agent Mino Raiola as well as his father Alf-Inge Haaland, were both informed that Lionel Messi would like to play alongside the talented youngster.
Erling Haaland is continuing to astound, his latest show of force a brace against the mighty Bayern Munich. His star has risen exponentially this past year, and according to Diario AS the interest of Real Madrid has intensified because of it.

Erling Haaland’s father, agent land in Barcelona

Barcelona could be set to steal a march in the race for Erling Haaland after the player’s representatives began talks with the club.
Lionel Messi “might be thinking about” joining Paris Saint-Germain says Rivaldo, with the Barcelona legend conceding that an all-time great may have made his last Champions League appearance at Camp Nou.

Lionel Messi wants a winning project to renew contract

Lionel Messi, 33, is still waiting for a renewal offer from Barcelona to come through according to Mundo Deportivo. The Barcelona captain has received in public and in private a willingness on the part of the club from Joan Laporta to extend his current deal, but is yet to receive a specific proposal. Messi is said to be interested in seeing what the club propose.
Former Barcelona striker Neymar is reportedly reached out to La Bluagrana skipper Lionel Messi over a possible summer switch to Paris Saint-Germain.

Ex-Barcelona scout: Neymar, Leo Messi will be reunited at Camp Nou

Neymar will be reunited with Lionel Messi at Camp Nou, according to the Brazilian’s former agent and ex-Barcelona scout Andre Cury.
Lionel Messi

Barcelona challenge for La Liga title built around record-setting Lionel Messi again

If Diego Simeone was not looking behind his back in the La Liga race to the finish line before, the new spring in the steps of the entire Barcelona lineup as they inch closer to his Atletico Madrid side at the top of the table should give him cause for concern. At this crucial business end of the 2020/21 La Liga campaign any slip-ups will be punished especially with only four points between first and second places.
Joan Laporta celebrates winning the 2021 Barcelona presidential election (Image c-o FC Barcelona)

Joan Laporta faces first crisis six days after winning Barcelona presidential election

Joan Laporta isn’t beginning his second spell as Barcelona president in a calm atmosphere according to Marca. He’s not even a full week after his election victory and he’s already seen the club exit the Champions League at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain.

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