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Barcelona could sign Neymar on loan after £108m Antoine Griezmann deal

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BARCELONA are considering signing want away PSG superstar Neymar on loan with an obligation to buy, after shelling out £108million on Antoine Griezmann, according to reports in Spain.

Neymar is expected to leave PSG this summer after telling the French champions that he wants to leave the club.

After controversially failing to report back for pre-season training with the Parisians, Neymar gave an interview with American site OhMyGoal, and told them that his favourite memory in football was when he engineered Barcelona’s 6-1 comeback win over PSG.

After returning, he apparently engaged in showdown talks with PSG chiefs, who tried to convince him to stay.

However, after reaffirming his desire to leave, the French side were left with no choice but to start exploring opportunities for him to go.

It is understood Barcelona are his primary choice, with the Brazilian keen to find a way to return to his former club.

However, after the Catalan giants signed Griezmann for more than £100m, it w…

Barcelona to open talks with Manchester United for Defender

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With Matthijs de Ligt almost certainly heading to Juventus, Barcelona's search for a new centre-back has taken a surprising turn -- to Manchester, of all places.

According to Mundo Deportivo, the Spanish champions are interested in oft criticised United centre-back Victor Lindelof.

The Sweden international endured a difficult start to life at Old Trafford after his €35 million move from Benfica in 2017, but he is slowly beginning to find his feet in the Premier League.

Can Barcelona convince Ole Gunnar Solskjaer & Co. to cash in on Lindelof now to fund yet another rebuild of United's squad? The Spanish outlet says Barca are hoping to open talks this week.

From Brazil: Neymar’s transfer to Barcelona could be agreed tomorrow

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Neymar’s return to Barcelona could be agreed tomorrow, according to reports from the Brazilian press on Monday.

Reporter Marcelo Bechler, from Esporte Interativo, claims that the player’s father, along with his lawyer, will be meeting Barcelona official André Cury in the Catalan capital on Tuesday.

Bechler claims there’s ‘some big confidence’ from all parties involved that the deal can be found on the same day. He calls it ‘D Day’.

He adds that despite some rumours saying Ousmane Dembélé and Philippe Coutinho could be included in a deal with Paris Saint Germain, the players have not been sought by the French side and should not be part of the agreement. No further details on fees are revealed.

The news comes with great buzz because Marcelo Bechler is the one who broke the final details of Neymar’s transfer to PSG two seasons ago. This time, Esporte Interativo only explained it with a tweet and a 38 second video. But more should certainly come this week.
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Deal close: Barcelona edging closer to sealing departure of Suarez

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Barcelona are said to be closing in on the sale of Spanish midfielder Denis Suarez to fellow La Liga side Celta Vigo according to respected journalist Gerard Romero.

According to Romero on Twitter, Barcelona are close to selling Suarez to Celta for a fee of around €15M, with the deal set to be closed at some point tomorrow.

If Barcelona do manage to get this deal over the line, it should be seen as a solid piece of business from the club, as they’d be bringing in €15M by selling one of their least-valued players. Suarez has failed to cement himself in Barca’s starting XI in recent seasons, something that lead to the player being loaned out to Arsenal in January last season, however during his stay in north London, the Spaniard only managed to six appearances for the Gunners in all competitions. By selling Suarez for this amount, Barca will not only be adding another €15M to their books, but also clearing Suarez’s wages off the wage bill in the process. View image on Twitter Gerard Romero@…

Neymar transfer blow as Barcelona set to announce Antoine Griezmann signing next week

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BARCELONA could announce the signing of Antoine Griezmann as early as Monday, claims Sky Sports News reporter David Reed.

Griezmann declared in May that he was leaving Atletico Madrid this summer.

The France international’s release clause at Atletico drops to €120m (£107m) at the start of July.

Barcelona are heavy favourites to sign Griezmann but the future of Neymar at Paris Saint-Germain has added doubt to a potential deal.

Neymar is said to want a return to Barca and PSG are keen on offloading the £200m star.

It would be unlikely that Barca would be able to sign both Griezmann and Neymar.

But when discussing the future of Philippe Coutinho, Reed claimed Griezmann is to be announced as a Barcelona player next week.

“I think it has almost been the price that has done for Coutinho at Barcelona,” Reed said on the Transfer Talk podcast.

“The Barcelona fans simply don’t feel that he’s delivered on that price tag and has been worth that money.

“And it shows really that Barcelona are chas…

Football transfer rumours: Roberto Martínez to take over at Barcelona?

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Following Barcelona’s defeat at the hands of Valencia in last weekend’s Copa del Rey final, the future of Ernesto Valverde is in doubt – and Catalan radio station RAC1 have identified the Belgium manager, Roberto Martínez, as the favourite to succeed him. Signed for both Wigan and Everton by Martínez, jokes about James McCarthy replacing Sergio Busquets at the Camp Nou are already doing the rounds. The Everton midfielder might not get his dream move if one of Unai Emery, Ronald Koeman or Max Allegri, who are also believed to be on Barca’s four-man shortlist, get the job.

In other managerial news, the Mail report that Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has already agreed a deal with Juventus that would net him an added £1.2m per year and put an end to the thinly-veiled xenophobia he has to put up with from certain sections of the British media. Elsewhere, France Football claim André Villas-Boas, who was also much-maligned during his time in England, is on the verge of taking over at Marseill…

Barcelona could reportedly be prepared to sell Luis Suarez in this Summer

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Barcelona could reportedly be prepared to sell Luis Suarez in this summer's transfer window.
Suarez joined the Catalan giants from Liverpool in 2014 and has scored 177 goals in 247 appearances in all competitions, winning four La Liga titles, four Copa del Rey crowns and one Champions League during his time at Camp Nou.

The 32-year-old contributed 25 goals in all competitions during the 2018-19 season but was forced to miss Barca's last three La Liga matches and the Copa del Rey final after undergoing knee surgery.

According to Sport, Suarez's decision to undergo an operation at that stage in order to potentially represent Uruguay at this summer's Copa America upset his club.

Meanwhile, the same report has claimed that the striker's performance against Liverpool in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final - which the Spanish side lost 4-0 - has made him 'transferable'.

The Spanish champions are widely expected to sign Antoine Griezmann from Atle…