Barcelona's director of football Pep Segura could be leaving the club in the next few days as part of a new revolution to the sporting structure of the club, sources have told ESPN FC.
Sporting director Eric Abidal will take on a role with even more responsibility in the new organisation alongside his assistant Ramon Planes, while former player Patrick Kluivert will return to the club having spent the past months working as Clarence Seedorf's assistant with the Cameroon national team.
Neymar and his entourage are confident Barcelona will soon put together a strong cash-plus-players offer to entice Paris Saint-Germain into a sale, sources have told ESPN FC.
The Brazil international has been back with the French champions and training this week after returning late from his homeland. However, the 27-year-old has not featured in either preseason friendly in Germany against Dynamo Dresden or FC Nurnberg after he remained insistent on leaving this summer.
Barcelona have made Bayern Munich defender David Alaba their No. 1 target to provide competition for Jordi Alba, with Augsburg's Philipp Max and Real Betis' Junior Firpo being considered as alternatives, various sources have told ESPN FC.
Alaba, 27, offered himself to Barca through his agents several weeks back and is the club's first choice due to his versatility and experience at the top level.
Barca believe he would bring competition for Alba -- who is the only left-back in Ernesto Valverde's...
Paris Saint-Germain have not yet received any offer from Barcelona over the potential transfer of Neymar, sources have confirmed to ESPN FC.
Spanish media reported on Tuesday that the Catalans made an official bid to bring the Brazilian star back to the Camp Nou, offering €40 million as well as Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele. Although the two sides have started to talk a bit more intensively in the last two days, no offer has been made yet, according to sources.