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newsfootball19 days ago

This season is crucial and it’s reason why we improved our team, claims Joan Laporta

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has revealed that the 2022/23 season is crucial for the club and it’s the reason why they improved their team and reworked their finances this summer. The La Liga giants have spent heavily this window, bringing in five new players including Robert Lewandowski.
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newsfootball24 days ago

Have received offers for Frenkie de Jong but we didn’t accept them, claims Joan Laporta

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has admitted that they have had bids tabled for Frenkie de Jong but haven’t accepted them as they need to talk to the Dutch international and find out what he wants. The 25-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United this summer.
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newsfootball2 months ago

State clubs provoke an instability of our sport, asserts Joan Laporta

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has called on UEFA to bring in stricter rules for state-owned clubs as they provoke an instability of the sport due to their resources that don't come from the football industry. Laporta claimed that state-owned clubs spelled the downfall of football.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Ousmane Dembele wants to stay but he is tempted by other options, asserts Joan Laporta

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has admitted that the Spanish club wants Ousmane Dembele to extend his tenure at the Camp Nou by signing a new deal but acknowledges that the Frenchman is tempted by betters offers from elsewhere. The French winger’s current deal expires in the summer.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Barcelona is not to blame for what happened but we are responsible, admits Joan Laporta

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has reiterated the fact that while the club wasn’t to blame for the ticket issues against Eintracht Frankfurt, they are responsible and still remain so. He also added that the Frankfurt fans were allowed in by season ticket holders and a tour operator.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Reports | Barcelona close deals for Andreas Christensen and Franck Yannick Kessie

According to Goal, Barcelona have closed deals for both Andreas Christensen and Franck Yannik Kessie with the duo set to arrive as free-agents at the end of the season. This comes less than a day after Barcelona president Joan Laporta confirmed that the club had signed a midfielder and a defender.
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newsfootball5 months ago

We are not considering Lionel Messi's return, asserts Joan Laporta

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has proclaimed that he has received no word over a potential return to the Camp Nou for Lionel Messi and revealed that the Catalan side is not considering making a move for the Argentinean. Messi joined Paris Saint-Germain in the previous summer on a free transfer.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Barcelona are not going to lose its head as players will have to adapt, asserts Joan Laporta

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has revealed that any big-money signings will have to adapt to the club’s new wage structure as they will not lose their heads again. The Catalan giants were in serious financial debt at the start of the current season but have cut down their spending immensely.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Didn’t want to let Lionel Messi leave but that was our situation, claims Joan Laporta

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has admitted that letting Lionel Messi go was the hardest decision he had to make but while he didn’t want to do that, the club had no choice but to let him leave. The Argentine left Barcelona after a twenty year spell, signing for PSG on a free-transfer.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Deny that there has been any kind of negotiation over Erling Haaland, asserts Joan Laporta

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has denied that there have been talks between them and Erling Haaland over a move and added that they will first contact Borussia Dortmund before anything else. The forward has a release clause that activates in the summer and has been linked with a move away.
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