Barcelona to give up on Philippe Coutinho deal

After making three increasingly attractive bids, Barça seems to now have accepted the fact that Coutinho will not be joining them during this window and that their best bet at replacing Neymar lies within the transfer of Dortmund’s Ousmane Dembélé. Barcelona’s transfer window has been one of the most hectic in the club’s history. The club initially started with a heavy rejection from PSG regarding the transfer of Marco Verratti, before then losing one of their key players to the same team only weeks later, with Neymar joining PSG for a record sum of £200 million. The club’s targets then suddenly became more expensive, with clubs from all around Europe raising their player’s price tags when in talks with Barcelona,

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Sergi Roberto discusses his future at Barcelona

Sergi Roberto has been linked with multiple English outlets, with Manchester United and Chelsea being rumored to have shown interest in the Spanish midfielder. The most recent star to have come from the Masia was in fact expected to leave the Catalan club by the end of the summer; however, it seems as though the change of circumstances regarding the Barcelona lineup could mean a potential starter status for Roberto. Something that may have convinced him to stay. Following Barça’s most recent outing against Betis yesterday, Sergi Roberto has revealed that he sees his future nowhere other than in Spain; most especially in Barcelona. The Spaniard told Marca how he felt about his status in the team following their victory

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Barcelona closing in on Jean-Michaël Seri transfer

Despite FC Barcelona’s renewed interest in Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembélé in the past two weeks, the exceedingly high asking prices of Dortmund and Liverpool seem to have had a chilling effect on Barcelona’s interest in the two superstars, both wanted as Neymar replacements following his record-breaking transfer to PSG. However, it seems that another Barcelona target from July should be getting closer to Catalonia and farther from last season’s Ligue 1 surprise team, OGC Nice. Despite signing Paulinho in order to bolster the quality of their midfield for a reported amount of €40m, the Catalan club is ready to pay the same amount in order to bring in another signing; Jean-Michaël Seri. The Ivorian midfielder has been dubbed as

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Barcelona signs Colombian defender for £8million

After losing out on the signing of Colombian star Davinson Sanchez, it seems as though FC Barcelona were quick on finding a replacement signing, without having to go too far away from Davinson’s register – replacing the Colombian… with another Colombian. Following a rather disappointing defensive showing against Real Madrid in both home and away fixtures of the Spanish Supercup, reports claimed Ernesto Valverde has been seeking reinforcements in the backbone of the starting XI, which was only one of the many faults that cause Barcelona’s defeat. In order to bolster the quality of his roster, Valverde has then completed the signing of Palmeiras defender and 22 year-old Colombia international Yerry Mina, for a reported fee of around £8 million.

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Sevilla makes first offer for Bacca

FC Sevilla has already proved to be quite ambitious this summer in terms of transfers, making seven incoming deals including the returns of Manchester City flop Jesus Navas and Argentinian international Éver Banega. Now more than ever, they seem to be closing in on an eighth signing According to la Gazzetta dello Sport, Sevilla are planning a move to return their former star striker from AC Milan, Carlos Bacca. Despite reports claiming interest from Sevilla regarding a possible transfer of Stevan Jovetić (Fiorentina), the Spanish club could make an offer in the next hours. Marseille have already come forward to AC Milan with a loan offer with an option to buy for Bacca, though the offer had been rejected as

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Barça closing in on Paulinho!

Although the rumors linking the Brazilian international to Barcelona have been more quiet in the past weeks, Barcelona seems to be getting closer to a deal with Guangzhou Evergrande regarding the transfer of their star midfielder Paulinho. This year just like many years before, Barcelona have been very active in the transfer market (even more following the record-breaking departure of Neymar to PSG). Rumors linked various midfielders to the squad; Marco Verratti, Jean Michaël Seri, Paulinho being some of them. Now more than ever, it seems as though Barça could finally officialize a major signing for the first time this summer, as an agreement between the Spanish club and the player seems to have already been decided. The Mirror reports

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