FC Barcelona news: July 20, 2021; Athletic Bilbao kick-off time confirmed, Memphis Depay arrives
Second week of pre-season in progress – FC Barcelona
With a week of training under their belt, Ronald Koeman’s team have started their second week of preparatory work at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper in preparation for the two upcoming friendlies.
Athletic Club v FC Barcelona on August 21 – FC Barcelona
The date for Barca’s second game of the La Liga season has been announced today. The team will travel to San Mamés, Bilbao to face Athletic Club on Saturday August 21, kick off at 10 p.m. CEST.
Memphis arrives in Barcelona – FC Barcelona
Memphis Depay is in Barcelona. The club’s new recruit arrived in the Catalan capital on Monday, after the announcement of his transfer on June 19.
Atletico Madrid president open to Antoine Griezmann’s return in 2021 – football espana
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has reaffirmed his commitment to bring Barcelona star Antoine Griezmann back to the Spanish capital. Griezmann has established himself as the fan favorite in Madrid after scoring 133 goals in 257 appearances during his time with Los Rojiblancos from 2014 to 2019.
Sergio Busquets ready for key Barcelona salary cut talks – football espana
Veteran Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets will show up for preseason training on July 29 ahead of salary talks. The Spain international is currently on extended leave after his international duty with La Roja at Euro 2020 this summer.
Barcelona offer exchange of Philippe Coutinho and Alessio Romagnoli to AC Milan – football espana
The Italians are rumored to be interested in bringing the former Liverpool striker to San Siro ahead of the 2021/22 season, with his first-team opportunities still limited at Camp Nou.
Barcelona ‘offered’ the Donny van de Beek deal by Manchester United – football espana
Barcelona have reportedly been offered the chance to sign Manchester United midfielder Donny van de Beek in a discounted deal. The Netherlands international struggled to make a consistent impact in his debut season in English football following a transfer from Ajax in 2020.