Barcelona January transfer news LIVE: Coutinho won't kick Iniesta out of Barca

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Goal brings you all the latest news, rumours and deals related to the Blaugrana as the January transfer window heats up


Coutinho won't kick me out of Barca - Iniesta


Andres Iniesta has rejected speculation that Philippe Coutinho's arrival at Barcelona could push him into the shade.

Iniesta told Onda Cero on Coutinho’s arrival in Catalunya: “There will never be a player that can make me retire or kick me out of here. At 33 years of age, that isn't the issue. Coutinho has come here to improve us.”

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Chelsea & Man Utd monitor Arthur


Arthur GremioChelsea and Manchester United are monitoring Gremio midfielder Arthur as a potential move to Barcelona stalls, the Daily Mail reports.

Barca are interested in signing the 21-year-old over the summer, but recent moves for Philippe Coutinho and Yerry Mina mean the Catalans must sell players to balance the books first.

That development has apparently opened the door for the Blues or Red Devils to sign Arthur, who is valued between £30 million and £35 million.


Valverde wants to keep Gomes


Andre Gomes Barcelona

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde is not looking to let Andre Gomes leave in the January transfer window, according to Mundo Deportivo.

Gomes reportedly wants a winter move to secure regular first-team football, and he has been linked with Manchester United and Tottenham.

However, Valverde is happy with the Portugal international and only a huge offer will persuade the club to change their mind.


Did Neymar take a step back?


Neymar, PSG

Neymar's decision to swap La Liga giants Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain was a step backwards, according to Brazil legend Ronaldo.

The World Cup winner has said: "Sportingly, the decision is a step back. But there are challenges that everyone seeks."

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Ox: Liverpool fine without Coutinho


Philippe Coutinho Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Liverpool

Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain insisted the exit of Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona should have no impact on his side. 

"The fact is he has gone now and we have to think about what we have got that is going to get the job done. I have every faith in the boys that we just move on now," he said.

"I don't think it should affect us at all."

See what else he had to say in the full article on Goal!


Who is new signing Yerry Mina?


Yerry Mina

Goal's South American expert Daniel Edwards has described how the man who can't stop dancing, Yerry Mina, is no slouch on the pitch and an able successor for Javier Mascherano.

He writes: "Yerry Mina is as different to the midfielder-turned-defender as day is to night, but the Catalans believe he has the talent to bolster their backline for years to come."

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Rafinha close to Inter move


Rafinha Granada Barcelona La Liga

Barcelona midfielder Rafinha is set to join Inter Milan on loan, according to Mundo Deportivo.

The Brazilian is reportedly poised to join Inter through the rest of the season, with the Serie A side hoping to secure an option to buy that's below €20 million.


Pique warns Man Utd off Umtiti


Gerard Pique Barcelona

Gerard Pique has warned Manchester rivals United and City that Barcelona expect Samuel Umtiti to remain at the club for “many more years”.

The two Premier League heavyweights are reported to have identified the France international defender as top target during the January transfer window.

Find out what the ex-Man Utd defender had to say in full right here on Goal!


Barcelona confirm Yerry Mina deal


Yerry Mina Palmeiras

Barcelona have announced their second signing of 2018, with defender Yerry Mina joining La Liga's leaders from Brazilian side Palmeiras for €11.8 million.

Mina has signed a five-and-a-half-year deal with the Catalan giants.

Read all about Mascherano's replacement new signing right here on Goal!


Barca name price for Inter target Deulofeu


Gerard Deulofeu Barcelona

Barcelona have told Inter they must pay between €18-20 million for Gerard Deulofeu, reports Sport 

The winger has failed to impress since returning to Camp Nou, while the signing of Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele's return threaten to leave him in the cold. 

He is still highly considered in Serie A, however, and has emerged as a top target for Inter after starring for rivals Milan in 2017.

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