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Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe pictured on August 22, 2020
Barcelona 'turned down Kylian Mbappe for Ousmane Dembele'
Barcelona turned down the opportunity to sign Paris Saint-Germain's Kylian Mbappe in 2017, according to the club's former director Javier Bordas.
Nov 15, 18:27
Andres Iniesta in action for Spain on November 11, 2017
Barcelona director Eric Abidal: 'Replacing Andres Iniesta is impossible'
Eric Abidal concedes that Barcelona will not be able to fill the hole left behind by Andres Iniesta following the midfielder's recent departure.
Jun 19, 17:25
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Eric Abidal to become Barcelona's new sporting director
Barcelona announce that former player Eric Abidal will replace Robert Fernandez as the club's sporting director at the end of June.
Jun 8, 13:13
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barcelona told to wait for Gremio midfielder Arthur Melo until December
Gremio president Romildo Bolzan Jr reveals that the club had been in talks with Barcelona over the sale of Arthur Melo, but he will not be leaving before December.
Feb 5, 14:24
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barcelona 'scout Lazio's Luis Alberto'
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez scouts Lazio winger Luis Alberto with a view to a move next summer, according to a report.
Dec 12, 18:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Barcelona tracking Nabil Fekir
Barcelona want to sign Lyon attacker Nabil Fekir, who recently admitted that he would be interested in a move to Spain.
Nov 9, 15:09
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Barcelona scout Timo Werner
Barcelona scouted RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner during the German club's clash with Bayern Munich last weekend, according to a report.
Nov 2, 13:26
Philippe Coutinho in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester United on October 14, 2017
Barcelona 'scout Philippe Coutinho at Wembley'
Barcelona technical director Robert Fernandez was reportedly in attendance at Wembley on Sunday in order to watch Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho against Tottenham Hotspur.
Oct 23, 15:51
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barcelona 'considering Danilo Pereira swoop'
Barcelona are interested in signing Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira at the end of the season, according to a report.
Oct 10, 18:06
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barcelona sporting director Albert Soler steps down
Albert Soler reportedly quits as Barcelona sporting director, citing fatigue as a reason.
Oct 10, 10:43
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jeremy Mathieu unhappy with treatment received at Barcelona
Jeremy Mathieu hits out at technical director Robert Fernandez and president Josep Maria Bartomeu for the way that they treated him during his time at Barcelona.
Sep 25, 14:28
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Josep Maria Bartomeu: 'Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta deals signed'
Josep Maria Bartomeu stresses that Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta will not be going anywhere next summer, as they have both agreed new contracts.
Sep 13, 14:27
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Barcelona director Robert Fernandez confident of Lionel Messi, Andres Iniesta stay
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez is confident that first-team stars Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta will sign new contracts at Camp Nou.
Sep 10, 10:14
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robert Fernandez: 'Nelson Semedo was first choice'
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez says that Portuguese Nelson Semedo was the club's first-choice right-back target this summer.
Sep 2, 17:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robert Fernandez pays tribute to Thomas Vermaelen
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez insists that unsettled centre-back Thomas Vermaelen can contribute to the Spanish giants this season.
Sep 2, 17:28
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robert Fernandez defends Paulinho signing
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez says that Paulinho will bring 'quality and experience' to the Spanish giants this season.
Sep 2, 17:15
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robert Fernandez: 'Two more could arrive at Barcelona'
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez claims that the Spanish giants could sign two more players before the end of the month.
Aug 28, 18:06
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robert Fernandez: 'Barcelona want a versatile player'
Barcelona technical secretary Robert Fernandez says that his club are looking to sign a versatile player ahead of the new season.
Jul 17, 18:02
Barcelona forward Neymar in action during his side's La Liga clash with Deportivo La Coruna at the Camp Nou on October 15, 2016
Robert Fernandez responds to Neymar reports
Barcelona technical secretary Robert Fernandez plays down suggestions that Neymar could engineer a move away from Camp Nou.
Jul 17, 16:26
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Josep Maria Bartomeu: 'Paris Saint-Germain unwilling to sell Marco Verratti'
Marco Verratti wants to join Barcelona but Paris Saint-Germain are refusing to sanction a transfer, according to Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Jul 7, 13:57
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Report: Lionel Messi ready to sign new contract with Barcelona
Lionel Messi will reportedly end the uncertainty over his future by penning a four-year contract extension at Barcelona in the next fortnight.
Jul 4, 19:21
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barcelona chief: 'We will get all the players we require'
Barcelona find it difficult attracting players to the club as many know their playing time will be limited, according to sporting director Robert Fernandez.
Jun 21, 20:05
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Mauricio Lemos: 'I rejected offer from Barcelona'
Las Palmas defender Mauricio Lemos reveals that he turned down the chance to join Barcelona last summer.
May 11, 15:29
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barcelona considering Gerard Deulofeu return
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez confirms that the club are looking at the possibility of exercising the buy-back clause in the contract of Gerard Deulofeu.
Apr 16, 22:35
Lyon's Corentin Tolisso during the Europa League match against Roma on March 16, 2017
Barcelona, Arsenal 'join race for midfielder Corentin Tolisso'
Lyon midfielder Corentin Tolisso is reported to be on the radar of Barcelona and Arsenal, who could rival both Juventus and Chelsea in making a bid.
Mar 29, 20:20
Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin in action during his side's Premier League clash with Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on September 24, 2016
Robert Fernandez: 'Hector Bellerin deal very difficult'
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez admits that "it would be very difficult" for his club to re-sign Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin.
Mar 28, 18:29
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barcelona deny making approach for Ernesto Valverde
Barcelona release a statement to make clear that they have not approached Athletic Bilbao's Ernesto Valverde over the summer managerial vacancy at Camp Nou.
Mar 25, 12:59
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gerard Deulofeu downplays talk of Barcelona return
Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu downplays reports that he could return to former club Barcelona.
Mar 22, 20:30
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp before the match against Arsenal on March 4, 2017
Barcelona not ruling out Jurgen Klopp as candidate for manager's job
Barcelona technical director Robert Fernandez does not rule out reports that Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is a contender to replace Luis Enrique.
Mar 21, 09:47
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Barcelona chief: 'Lionel Messi will definitely renew contract'
Lionel Messi is "happy in Barcelona" and will soon agree an extension to the deal that is due to run out in 2018, according to sporting director Robert Fernandez.
Mar 20, 22:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robert Fernandez: 'Andres Iniesta to stay at Barcelona'
Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez reveals that the Catalan giants want Andres Iniesta to stay at Camp Nou "for many years to come".
Mar 20, 12:16
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barcelona scout Chelsea trio?
Barcelona's sporting director reportedly watches Chelsea trio Cesar Azpilicueta, Marcos Alonso and Nemanja Matic in action.
Mar 9, 14:48
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Barcelona's contract talks with Lionel Messi "going very well"
Barcelona are confident of seeing Lionel Messi sign a contract extension beyond the end of next year, according to the club's technical secretary Robert Fernandez.
Jan 24, 11:26
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Barcelona scout Atalanta BC's Franck Kessie
A report claims that Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez scouted Atalanta BC teenage midfielder Franck Kessie last weekend.
Nov 23, 14:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Javier Mascherano pens contract extension with Barcelona until June 2019
Javier Mascherano puts pen to paper on a contract extension until June 2019 with Barcelona.
Oct 17, 15:07
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barcelona "fought for" goalkeeper Claudio Bravo to stay at club
Barcelona technical secretary Robert Fernandez reveals that the club wanted Claudio Bravo to stay at the club rather than join Manchester City.
Sep 3, 12:03
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robert Fernandez: 'Barcelona in Paco Alcacer talks'
Barcelona are "optimistic" of signing Valencia striker Paco Alcacer in the latter stages of the transfer window, claims sporting director Robert Fernandez.
Aug 26, 19:53
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barcelona 'agree deal with Ajax for keeper Jasper Cillessen'
Jasper Cillessen is reportedly on the brink of joining Barcelona, sparking a domino effect that will see Claudio Bravo join Man City and Joe Hart switch to Everton.
Aug 21, 20:49
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Claudio Bravo misses Barcelona training to finalise Manchester City move
Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo is edging closer to sealing a switch to Manchester City after being given permission to miss training on Sunday, according to reports.
Aug 21, 11:58
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barcelona admit goalkeeper Claudio Bravo heading to Manchester City
Barcelona reveal that they "have the beginning of an agreement" with Manchester City over the transfer of Chilean goalkeeper Claudio Bravo to the Premier League club.
Aug 20, 22:00

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ChinaChina29171662
United StatesUnited States22251764
JapanJapan1761033
AustraliaAustralia1441533
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Tuesday's key events


DIVING
· Team GB duo Jack Laugher - silver medallist in Rio - and James Heatly take part in the men's 3m springboard semi-final (2am), and will hope to qualify for the final later in the day (7am)

ATHLETICS
· Two Britons are involved in the women's long jump final, but Abigail Irozuru and Jazmin Sawyers have their work cut out to get a spot on the podium (2.50am)
· Norwegian Karsten Warholm, who broke the world record just last month, goes for gold in the men's 400m hurdles final. USA's Rai Benjamin is expected to be his main challenger (4.20am)
· Great Britain have three representatives in the final of the women's 800m, with Jemma Reekie having perhaps the best chance of a medal (1.25pm)
· A mouth-watering women's 200m final sees Elaine Thompson-Herah go for the prestigious sprint double after claiming the 100m crown. Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Namibia's Christine Mboma and USA's Gabrielle Thomas are expected to be her main competitors (1.50pm)

SAILING
· The rescheduled women's skiff 49er FX (4.33am) and men's skiff 49er (5.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races
· Defending champion Giles Scott bids for a second successive gold in the Finn class medal race (6.33am)
· There is another medal chance for Team GB in the mixed Nacra 17 medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Joe Fraser takes part in the parallel bars final, kicking off the final day of artistic gymnastics (9am)
· USA superstar Simone Biles, who has been forced to pull out of all of her finals so far, is on the starting list for the beam final as she bids for a fifth Olympic gold (9.50am)

FOOTBALL
· The men's semi-finals take place, with Mexico taking on Brazil first up (9am)
· The winner of that first semi-final will face either hosts Japan or Spain (2pm)

CYCLING
· Laura Kenny will look to win a third straight Olympic team pursuit gold medal. Team GB take on United States in their heat (7.44am), with the gold medal race later that day (9.26am)
· Laura's husband and fellow Olympic legend Jason Kenny will also look to continue his huge success in the men's team sprint - an event he has won gold in at every Games since 2008. Team GB will first need to get through the men's qualifying (7.58am), with the gold medal race ending the session (9.44am)

BOXING
· Pat McCormack will be looking to achieve his dream of Olympic gold when he faces Cuba's Roniel Iglesias (11.05am)

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