FC Barcelona News: 17 May 2024; Barça beat Almería, Xavi ...

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Almería 0-2 FC Barcelona: Fermín's double salute - FC Barcelona
Two goals from the 21-year-old put his team on excellent course for the runners-up slot and a place at the Spanish Super Cup.

100th league game for Xavi Hernández as coach - FC Barcelona
Xavi Hernández has just coached his 100th game at FC Barcelona, and was able to celebrate the occasion with a very solid 2-0 win. Since joining the club when it was ninth in the table in November 2021, he took them up to second, then won the title in his first complete season, and has very nearly secured another runners-up finish after tonight's positive result put four points between his own team and Girona with just two games left to play.

Ter Stegen and Gündogan called up for Euro 2024 - FC Barcelona
Ter Stegen and Gündogan are set to be involved at Euro 2024. The German football federation has announced their list of 27 players for the competition that runs from June 14 to July 14 in the country. One player will still miss out as the maximum squad number is 26, but the keeper and midfielder are very much in the running to play key roles at Euro 2024.

Gemma Font extends contract - FC Barcelona
Agreement reached between Gemma Font and FC Barcelona to extend the Catalan keeper's contract for another season to June 30, 2025. Barça's number 25 has spent five seasons at the Club so far, playing 26 games and only conceding 11 goals.

Xavi Hernandez address strong rumours of impending Barcelona sacking - "I said what I think" - Football España
Before Barcelona’s 2-0 victory over Almeria, multiple sources reported that Xavi Hernandez could be sacked as early as next week, despite only recently committing his future to the club for another season.

Multiple reports claim Xavi Hernandez could be sacked by Barcelona in coming weeks - Football España
Recently, Barcelona announced that Xavi Hernandez had gone back on his decision to step down at the end of the season, having been convinced by Joan Laporta, Deco and others to stay on as head coach for another 12 months. You’d be forgiven for thinking that this would end any speculation over Xavi’s future, but it’s now the opposite.

Xavi Hernandez camp urging him to leave Barcelona at the end of the season - Football España
Barcelona manager Xavi Hernandez did what he said he would not for several months of 2024 – change his mind on his future of the club. In a chaotic week, where first it appeared that the club were keen to move on from him, but a meeting ended with an agreement to continue, President Joan Laporta announced that Xavi would continue in his post for another season. That decision has not been met with the outpouring of delight that one might have hoped in Can Barca.

Barcelona are financially capable of signing top target Xavi Simons this summer - Football España
Barcelona want to make a number of significant signings during the upcoming summer transfer window, and at this stage, one of their leading targets is Xavi Simons, who is expected to leave Paris Saint-Germain on another loan deal. Moves have already been made towards understanding whether it’s possible to get him.

Barcelona finalise agreement to extend veteran Sergi Roberto's contract by additional 12 months - Football España
Barcelona have started planning their squad planning for next season, with very little to play for in the remaining campaign. One piece of business they have been working on is the renewal of Sergi Roberto, whose current deal expires in six weeks’ time.

'There will be an offer' - European giant Manchester United to pursue Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo this summer - Football España
Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo has been singled out as the prime candidate to become the first big sale at the club this summer, due in part to the stasis over his contract negotiations, but also his value on the market. The Catalan side are in desperate need of income this summer, and player sales look the most likely avenue.

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