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Barcelona president speaks on ‘planned return’ of Neymar

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Barcelona chief, Josep Maria Bartomeu has ruled out any plan to sign Paris Saint-Germian forward, Neymar in the January transfer window.

Neymar left the La Liga champions after PSG activated his €222million release clause in 2017, making him the most expensive player of all time.

However, latest rumours have suggested that Barca were contemplating making a move to bring Neymar back to Camp Nou and Bartomeu did little to dismiss such talk.

“We don’t plan to sign anyone in January, unless the coaches ask for someone before then,” Bartomeu told Catalunya Radio.

“It’s a smaller squad because we have B team players who can make the first team.

“Neymar? He left and there are no plans to bring him back.”

Neymar has so far scored 27 goals and set up 16 in 28 Ligue 1 matches for PSG.

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Lyon 0-0 Barcelona: Lionel Messi blanks in Champions League stalemate

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Barcelona were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw at Lyon in their Champions League last-16 first leg as both sides remained undefeated in this season’s competition.

The La Liga leaders dominated the match at the Groupama stadium but lacked accuracy up front and were grateful to their goalkeeper Marc Andre ter Stegen who made two great saves.

Lyon were lively in the first half but ran out of steam after the break and were holding on in the closing stages as Lionel Messi tried in vain to open up the home defence.

The second leg will be at the Nou Camp on March 13.

LYON 0-0 BARCELONA

Lyon XI: Lopes, Dubois, Marcelo, Denayer, Mendy, Traore, Ndombele, Aouar, Terrier, Depay, Dembele.

Subs: Gorgelin, Marcal, Tete, Cheikh, Solet, Cornet, Tousart.

Barcelona XI: ter Stegen, Nelson Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Jordi Alba, Sergi Roberto, Sergio Busquets, Rakitic, Messi, Suarez, Dembele.

Subs: Pena, Coutinho, Malcom, Murillo, Vidal, Umtiti, Alena.

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Barcelona squad to face Valladolid revealed

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Barcelona have released their line-up that will tackle Valladolid in the La Liga fixture on Saturday night at Camp Nou.

According to Barca Blaugranes, Barcacelona’s coach, Ernesto Valverde released a list of 18 players.

The players include: two goal keepers, five defenders, six midfielders and five forwards.

Goalkeepers: Marc-André ter Stegen, Iñaki Peña

Defenders: Nélson Semedo, Gerard Piqué, Clément Lenglet, Jordi Alba, Thomas Vermaelen

Midfielders: Ivan Rakitic, Sergio Busquets, Philippe Coutinho, Sergi Roberto, Carles Aleñá, Arturo Vidal

Forwards: Luis Suárez, Lionel Messi, Ousmane Dembélé, Malcom, Kevin-Prince Boateng

The kick-off time for the match is 8:45pm.

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Barcelona prepare for Messi exit

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Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, has admitted that the club’s recent transfer activity, has been with the retirement of Lionel Messi in mind.

The Spanish champions agreed a £65million deal to sign 21-year-old Ajax midfielder Frenkie De Jong last month, as well as teenage defender Jean-Clair Todibo.

Brazilian duo Arthur (22) and Malcom (21) were also signed in the summer.

Bartomeu says their additions is to prepare the squad for the day that Messi decides to leave.

Speaking to journalist Guillem Balague on BBC Radio Five Live’s Football Daily Podcast, he said: “I know one day Lionel will say he’s retiring.

“We have to prepare the club for the future.

“We are bringing great young players to the team because we need to continue this era of success. That’s our responsibility.

“My mandate will be finished in two seasons. So I need to leave the club in a great position and tell the new president ‘that’s our legacy’.”

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