Mbappe tells Pochettino that he won't renew PSG contract

Kylian Mbappe has informed Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino that he has no plans of renewing his current deal which expires next summer. Upon the French forward’s return from his holidays, he underwent his medical examinations before meeting with the Argentine where he let him know that his stance on his future hasn’t changed. Mbappe has, however, made it clear that he is not going to force an exit due to his respect for the …

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Barcelona to play Juventus in Joan Gamper Trophy

Barcelona will play Juventus in the Joan Gamper Trophy which will take place at the Camp Nou in front of supporters on Sunday, August 8. The Catalan giants confirmed on Friday that both the first team and Barcelona Femeni will be in action in a double header. BREAKING NEWS! Men and Women to face Juventus in Joan Gamper Trophy! — FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) July 23, 2021 There will also be supporters back at the Camp …

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Tensions rise between Ilaix Moriba and Barcelona

Ilaix Moriba‘s contract renewal at Barcelona is becoming one of the soap operas of the summer. The club are refusing to give in with regard to the punishment handed out to the 18-year-old for refusing to accept the terms of a new deal, and he will continue to work with the B side instead of the first team. To make matters worse, Ilaix will now not be involved in Barcelona B‘s friendly this Friday against …

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FC Barcelona News: 23 July 2021

When and where to watch FC Barcelona v Girona – FC BarcelonaThe second game of the FC Barcelona preseason is on Saturday 24 July (7pm local time) against Girona at the Estadi Johan Cruyff. More work at the Ciutat Esportiva – FC BarcelonaGriezmann, Lenglet, De Jong, Memphis and Nico González train while the players that played in last night’s friendly take the day off A ‘dream come true’ for Memphis – FC BarcelonaMemphis Depay is …

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Bale returns to Valdebebas

Gareth Bale is one of three Real Madrid players that returned for pre-season training on Friday. The 32-year-old has an uncertain future at the club after a season-long loan spell at Tottenham Hotspur last year failed to materialise into a permanent transfer. Now, Bale is back working under Carlo Ancelotti, who was his coach for his first two years at Real Madrid. “Gareth hasn’t played a lot [at Tottenham], but he has scored a lot …

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Barcelona trying to find clubs for Umtiti and Pjanic – Alemany

Barcelona director Mateu Alemany has said the Catalan giants are trying to find new clubs for both Miralem Pjanic and Samuel Umtiti before the start of the season. The duo appear surplus to requirements at the Camp Nou and were reportedly offered the chance to leave the club for free earlier in the transfer window. Both players remain with the Catalan giants for now at least, but Alemany says work is being done to find …

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Laporta talks Griezmann’s Barcelona future amid exit rumors

Barcelona president Joan Laporta offered an update on Antoine Griezmann’s future on Thursday amid speculation the club is looking to sell the Frenchman this summer. There has been intense speculation recently that Griezmann will be offloaded to make room for Lionel Messi’s new contract. A return to former club Atletico Madrid has been rumored, and Laporta spoke about the World Cup winner at Memphis Depay’s unveiling. “Griezmann is a Barca player, he has a contract …

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Laporta leaves Griezmann's future open to speculation

Joan Laporta took Memphis Depay‘s presentation as an opportunity to field questions about various other ongoings at Barcelona. One of the main topics that surrounds the club at the moment is the future of Antoine Griezmann with plenty of rumours circulating that the Frenchman could be offloaded to ease the wage budget. The Blaugrana president‘s comments, however, seemed to throw up more questions than provide an answer. “He is a first team player, he has …

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