Lazio given partial stadium ban for racist chants at UmtitiJanuary 5, 2023 GMT
ROME (AP) — Lazio will play its next game with part of the Stadio Olimpico closed to spectators after fans of the Roman club directed racist chants at Lecce defender Samuel Umtiti and winger Lameck Banda, who are both Black.
Barcelona clears more salary cap room on deadline daySeptember 1, 2022 GMT
MADRID (AP) — Barcelona was busy in the beginning of the transfer window trying to boost its squad and making some high-profile signings that included Robert Lewandowski and Raphinha.
Ahead of the transfer deadline, though, the focus was mainly on getting rid of players to clear up some extra salary cap room.
Barcelona loans France defender Umtiti to Serie A club LecceAugust 25, 2022 GMT
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — World Cup-winning France defender Samuel Umtiti will prepare for this year’s tournament in Italy instead of Barcelona after moving on loan to Lecce.
Barcelona said Thursday the newly promoted Serie A club had taken Umtiti for one season with no option to buy.
Umtiti takes salary cut, allows Barcelona to register TorresJanuary 10, 2022 GMT
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona will register new signing Ferran Torres after defender Samuel Umtiti agreed to take a salary cut, the club said on Monday.
Torres was presented last week but hadn't been added to the squad because Barcelona couldn't make room for him without breaching the Spanish league's strict financial fair play rules.
Barcelona’s COVID-19 outbreak swells, Leicester-Norwich offDecember 30, 2021 GMT
The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the Barcelona squad swelled to 10 on Thursday, potentially jeopardizing the team's return to league play after Spain's winter break of nearly two weeks.
COVID outbreaks at Madrid, Barca; Arsenal’s Arteta positiveDecember 29, 2021 GMT
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Eleven players across the Barcelona and Real Madrid squads were isolating Wednesday after contracting the coronavirus ahead of the resumption of the Spanish league this weekend.
Lionel Messi back training with rest of Barcelona squadSeptember 9, 2020 GMT
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi rejoined the rest of his Barcelona teammates at practice on Wednesday...
Suárez, Rakitic, Vidal and Umtiti could be leaving BarcelonaAugust 25, 2020 GMT
MADRID (AP) — With or without Lionel Messi, incoming Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman seems to be clear about who won't fit into his squad next season...