Arsenal keen on signing Barcelona’s Sergi Samper?

Reports coming out of Spain today suggest that Arsene Wenger has his sights firmly set on signing Sergi Samper. The Gunners boss is even willing to pay the midfielder’s €12 million buyout clause. Who is 19 year old Sergi Samper?

Barcelona owe Fabregàs €5m euros

With the Catalan club taking a swipe at Fabregàs last week, it is reported that he is now owed €5m euros by the Catalan club, which they refuse to pay. Fabregàs had an agreement that stated he would get the money back which he paid out of his own pocket if he was ever sold. Read more about Fabregàs

Catalans linked with Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil

According to Spanish newspapers, Barcelona look set to offer Arsenal FC around £30m for playmaker Mesut Özil. The German caused a big sensation at the start of the season but has since struggled to rekindle the magic. Could Barcelona bring back Ozil to La Liga?

“There’s trouble at mill” as FIFA punishes Barcelona

A lot of people in the UK are familiar with the saying “there’s trouble at mill”. This is what’s happening with Barcelona and FIFA have now banned the club from signing any new players until June 2015. More on this story here

Barcelona to get makeover this summer?

It’s time for FC Barcelona to start making decisions ahead of next season’s campaign and sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta along with coach Tata Martino will be having meetings to thrash out new objectives for the club and what’s going to happen with the current squad. More on this story

Barcelona renew Dongou and Bagnack contracts

FC Barcelona have renewed the contracts of Cameroonian duo Jean Marie Dongou and Macky Frank Bagnack. Marca reports the pair have signed deals until 2017 and have release clauses of around €17m. More on Dongou and Bagnack

“I hope Barca wins on Saturday” says Pep Guradiola

Ex Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola has stated that he hopes his ex side win on Saturday. Guardiola said: “Of course I want and hope Barcelona win. I came from there, but it will be a tough match for both teams.”

Meanwhile, in the build up to the Clasico, Gerard Pique looks doubtful as he has sprained his hamstring in his left leg. More on this story

Barca training in Bangkok before game against Thailand

After a long 10 hour flight, Barcelona are in Bangkok looking ahead to their match against Thailand on Wednesday afternoon. Tata Martino’s team finished Monday’s training session in the Thai capital, Bangkok, at the premises of the Thai Army Sports Stadium, which is a multi-purpose stadium and the home of Army United F.C. More on Barca’s Thai journey