Javier Mascherano is set to extend his contract with Barcelona, ending speculation of a move to Juventus.
Mascherano, 32, has a €100 million release clause in his current deal which runs until 2018, but reports emerged recently claiming that advanced talks had taken place with Juve about a transfer earlier this summer.
At the time Mascherano spoke of these reports as just a "rumour," while saying he was "weighing things up" and had to make a decision about his long-term future.
Valencia have finally confirmed midfielder Andre Gomes' transfer to Barcelona almost a week after the Catalan club first announced a deal had been agreed.
Barca announced on Thursday last week that they had agreed to sign Gomes, who had been linked with a €65 million move to Real Madrid, without giving any details of the transfer fee for the 22-year-old.
Valencia remained silent on the deal amid various reports detailing the total amount Barca were to pay for Gomes, with El Pais providing...
Barcelona youngster Munir El-Haddadi has said he is unsure over his future as the Catalan club continue to struggle to add the new striker they are looking for.
Barca have already been very active in the transfer market this summer, adding defenders Samuel Umtiti and Lucas Digne, along with midfielders Andre Gomes and Denis Suarez.
They have not, however, added any new forwards, despite Blaugrana sporting director Robert Fernandez having said that more depth in attack was an immediate priority.
It's fair to say that Luis Enrique has done pretty well since taking over as Barcelona manager two years ago. Since replacing Gerardo Martino in 2014, he's landed seven of the nine trophies available to him -- only missing out on last season's Spanish Super Cup and Champions League.
That doesn't mean he can rest on his laurels, though. If Barca stand still they risk being overtaken and it's Luis Enrique's job -- along with sporting director Robert Fernandez -- to keep his players on their toes and...