Olympic gold medalist Rafinha has reportedly admitted he may pursue a move away from Barcelona in lieu of regular first-team football.
After months of negotiations the Catalan club has completed the signing of Valencia forward Paco Alcacer for an initial fee of €30 million with a further €2m in bonuses. He has taken his medical and will soon sign a contract with the Nou Camp outfit.
After failing to land any of their top transfer priorities this summer, Barcelona finally seem to have made a high profile signing in the form of Paco Alcacer.
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has picked a full strength squad for a tricky away fixture against Athletic Bilbao.
Valencia are preparing to table a shock bid for wantaway Barcelona forward Munir El Haddadi. Given Barca's interest in striker Paco Alcacer, a swap deal could be on the cards.
Barcelona face Athletic Bilbao on Sunday in a difficult away trip to San Mames, and will be hoping to continue their winning streak after thrashing Real Betis 6-2 in their La Liga curtain raiser.
The goal machine that is Barcelona started off the new season as dominant as ever, smashing 6 goals against Real Betis. They now travel to San Mames and will hope to carry on their winning ways against Athletic Bilbao.
The group stage draws season's Champions League took place at the UEFA Headquarters on Thursday.
FC Barcelona were extremely busy in the transfer window on Thursday as they signed goalkeeper Jasper Cillissen from Ajax before selling Claudio Bravo to Manchester City.
Barcelona have signed Ajax and Netherlands goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen on a five-year contract. Current number 1 Claudio Bravo is expected to leave for Manchester City very soon.