If Barcelona can't sign PSG centre back Thiago Silva, Vilanova's "plan B" is using Barcelona full back Adriano as centre back. [sport]
Neymar da Silva (father): "I won't accept Santos organizing an auction while my son focuses on the Confederations Cup. This story has ended"
New York City FC, the new MLS team that's expected to join the American league in 2015, is interested in Barcelona player Xavi (33) [via md]
Mascherano and Messi have been called up by ARG for the World Cup qualifiers against COL on 7 June and against ECU on 11 June. #brazil2014
Picture: With Vilanova in New York for treatment, assistant Roura was in charge of training yesterday twitpic.com/csprd8
Valdano (ex-Real Madrid): "Thiago should look at Iniesta, who was also introduced slowly in the team. He will end up being a starter." [ser]
Romerito (ex-Barcelona): "I think Neymar has to leave Brazil. Firstly, to strengthen his personality. And he needs new challenges" [globotv]
Pictures: Christopher Columbus statue in Barcelona will wear Barça shirt until 9 June pic.twitter.com/xDzJAbSwxO
Overview: Stats Messi for Barcelona in 2012-2013 season pic.twitter.com/P7yCMjgyuj
(games, goals, assists, records) [via @BarcaStat
25M is the final offer that Barcelona have made for Santos forward Neymar (21). [sport]
Despite some rumours the past days, Barcelona midfielder Thiago Alcantara (22) does not consider to leave the club this summer. [sport]
Pele (ex-Santos, world champion 1958 1962 1970): "If I could, I would buy Neymar myself and make sure he'd stay at Santos."
Barcelona have already a deal with Liverpool goalkeeper Reina and is also negotiating with Monchengladbach goalkeeper Ter Stegen. [sport]
Video: Lionel Messi - 2012/2013 Season Review youtube.com/watch?v=z7kFSK…
Centre back Andreu Fontas, with contract until 2015 and now on loan at Mallorca, wants a new loan next season. Barcelona prefer to sell [md]
Table: Top-13 players with most league goals in Europe this season pic.twitter.com/MwHHJLd0nZ
Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes has organized a lunch for the team and the staff today, to say goodbye. [mundo deportivo]
Neymar da Silva (father): "In a year, we can leave, and in six months, we can sign a pre-contract. I'm sure Santos are aware of that."
Neymar da Silva (father): "We wanted an answer from Santos, and they gave it yesterday saying they won't sell the player. Life goes on."
Neymar (Santos): "I know you (journalists) have thousand questions, but today I'll let my father answer them." #fcblive
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Q: What are the 3 French clubs where Abidal played as a professional?
Barcelona have more than 65M fans on social networks. Accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube, Tencent, Instagram, Pinterest. [fcb]
note: while "md" say barcelona prepare for long negotiations on thiago silva, "sport" claim they want to sign him before confederations cup
For Vilanova, PSG's Thiago Silva is the only centre back option. Transfer almost impossible, but Barcelona monitoring events at PSG. [as]
Pictures: One Direction singers Harry and Niall wearing Barça shirts yesterday pic.twitter.com/UZyxOk1nYF pic.twitter.com/hB6JOYz3TC
Cury (intermediary): "Madrid interfering? They try to sign Neymar for two years, seems it's not working. Pressure by Neymar? Not his style."
Cury (intermediary): "The offer for Neymar is on the table. It's 18M. Think it's the right price, in six months he can sign for free." [rg]
Video: Top-5 goals by Barcelona youth players past week youtube.com/watch?v=g5QpNH…
PSG have made enquiries about Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas (26), although they have for now decided not to try to sign him. [l'equipe]
According to business magazine "Forbes", Pique and Shakira are the world's 9th most powerful couple: ow.ly/lkFFG
In exactly 3 days, Barcelona will play the 37th league game of the season, away against Espanyol #fcblive
Barcelona don't plan to make another bid for Santos forward Neymar. Last was 23M. Barcelona director Sanllehi returns to Barcelona. [sport]
Besides Man United, who are considering to make a bid, and Man City, Borussia Dortmund are also monitoring the situation of Thiago. [sun]
UEFA's new sanctions against racism include stadium closure (racism by spectators) and a minimum 10-match ban (racism by players/officials).
Barcelona captain Carles Puyol has an official Instagram account: instagram.com/carles5puyol
Barcelona's first kit for next season goes on sale today. You can buy online at the official website: ow.ly/lktIE
The rumour that Barcelona are looking for a successor of Vilanova because of health reasons is not true. He's recovering as planned. [sport]
Video: Pedro Rodriguez - Top 10 Goals For FC Barcelona youtube.com/watch?v=8qUJgX…
With Thiago Silva and Vincent Kompany not for sale, Roma centre back Marquinhos (18) would now be Barcelona's main centre back option. [md]
Most league assists in top-5 leagues this season: Iniesta 15 - Ribery Hamsik 14 - Payet 13 - Messi Totti Mata Valbuena 12 [via fichajes]
Klopp: "Cristiano reminds me of German tennis player Michael Stich. He was destined to make history, but then Boris Becker showed up." [as]