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Barca welcomed a squad in the summer of 2020

If unable to sell or extend the loan period, Barca will welcome up to 11 players returning this summer.

The most significant name among the players being loaned to defending champion La Liga is Philippe Coutinho. The Brazilian midfielder hinted the possibility of returning to England, and Barca is also ready to open the door. However, they only accepted the former Liverpool player to leave if he received $ 110 million.

Coutinho joined Bayern Munich, on a loan agreement with a $ 132 million buy-out clause, $ 60 million less than the amount Barca paid in early 2018 to buy him. However, Coutinho did not show much in Germany, and Bayern decided not to activate the terms of the player.

Another bright name belonging to Barca’s mercenary is Rafinha. Thiago Alcantara’s younger brother played well in Celta Vigo. Most likely, this team will activate the buyout clause worth $ 17 million.

The remaining players are all young players. Only two of these are returning to Barca next season: defender Jean-Clair Todibo (Schalke) and striker Pedri Gonzalez (Las Palmas). Todibo alone made Schalke think of buying out, under the terms of $ 27 million. They are listening to the attention of the main stone center-back Ozan Kabak. If the Turkish player is gone, Schalke can buy Todibo.

Barca players on loan were affected due to the pandemic

As European champions were disrupted because of Covid-19, Barca players on loan were affected.

Besides Coutinho and Rafinha, Barca can supplement the transfer budget if Getafe agrees to buy 60% of Marc Cucurella’s value, equivalent to seven million USD.

Bergkamp, ​​Larsson wants to buy the Premier League club

The information is published in the Mirror (UK). Accordingly, a group of former players including Dirk Kuyt, Ronald Koeman, Cocu and Henrik Larsson, Dennis Bergkamp are studying the club situation, waiting for a discount opportunity to accomplish the goal.

The aforementioned group of former players all competed, or coached in the Premier League. In particular, Bergkamp and Kuyt have worked for many years, shining in Arsenal and Liverpool shirts.

When the pandemic did not appear, the English Premier League was the strongest football tournament in the world. Each participating club receives at least US $ 50 million in television rights each season, facilitating the addition of forces and training.

Last time, English football also stirred with the Crown Prince Saudi Arabia preparing to buy Newcastle Club. The price is about 330 million USD With the mighty finances of the new boss, Newcastle can become a new Chelsea, Man City of the Premier League.

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England’s UEFA Euro 2020 fixtures, schedule, fixtures, and ticket details

In the UEFA Euro 2020 group stage, England will face Czech Republic, Croatia, and the winner team of the Path C play-off group, featuring Scotland, Israel, Serbia, and Norway.

Gareth Southgate’s side are the number one seeds in Group D, meaning that all of their fixtures will take place at Wembley and the remaining fixtures in this group will happen at Hampden Park in Glasgow.

The Three Lions are going to start their campaign with a tense fixture against Croatia and hope to shed the scars of their World Cup semi-final defeat. Then they will face the winner of the Path C play-off group, before facing Czech Republic to finish the group stage. Before suffering defeat in the reverse fixture, England thrashed Czech Republic 5-0 at Wembley during qualifying.

However, a same situation to the World Cup can arise with England set to meet the runners up in Group F in case they top the group. That would mean a round-of-16 tie against one of Germany, France, or Portugal, which Gareth Southgate will be keen to avoid.

Group

England, Czech Republic, Croatia, Scotland/ Serbia/Israel/Norway

Fixtures schedule

Group

14 June: England vs Croatia (at Wembley)

19 June: England vs Scotland, Norway, Serbia, or Israel (at Wembley)

23 June: England vs Czech Republic (at Wembley)

Knockout stages

Round of 16

30 June: Winner of Group D vs runners-up of Group F (match 41, in Dublin)

29 June: runners-up of Group D vs runners-up of Group E (match 43, in Copenhagen)

Quarter-finals

July 3: Winner match 41 vs Winner match 42 (match 45, in St Petersburg)

July 3: Winner match 37 vs Winner match 39 (match 46, in Munich)

Semi-finals

July 7: Winner match 45 vs Winner match 46 (in London)

July 8: Winner match 47 vs Winner match 48 (in London)

Final

July 12: in London​

Tickets: tickets at Wembley start at €50.