FC Barcelona News: 18 June 2017; Marco Verratti Sets PSG Ultimatum, Marc-Andre ter Stegen Opens Up

Ter Stegen opens up in test | FC Barcelona
The German keeper was one of the stars of the season with his fantastic saves. His performances meant he signed a contract extension keeping him at Barça until 2022. Ter Stegen has been a mainstay in Luis Enrique’s line-ups but how well do you know him?

Verratti sets PSG ultimatum | Football Espana
Marco Verratti has reportedly told Paris Saint-Germain he has no intention of staying and is determined to push through a Barcelona transfer. According to multiple sources in Spain, France and Italy, the Azzurri midfielder sent the message while on vacation in Ibiza.

Barca begin formal Verratti talks? | Football Espana
Barcelona have reportedly opened formal talks with Paris Saint-Germain over the possibility of signing midfielder Marco Verratti. According to Gazzetta dello Sport, a member of Barca’s board called PSG sporting director Antero Henrique on Friday to discuss what it would take for Verratti to move to Camp Nou.

Lionel Messi responds after his apparent €37,330 Ibiza bill with Luis Suarez and Cesc Fabregas goes viral | GiveMeSport
Juezcentral – An Instagram football page – posted an image of Messi, Suarez and Fabregas with their partners alongside an image of their supposed bill. What they didn’t expect is Messi to comment on their Instagram post.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi’s agents under scrutiny over tax evasion among others | Sport360
But while they may be aware of what they are doing, footballers rely on expert go-betweens like big banks to help them manage their finances, and the European Commission is looking into measures that would dissuade these intermediaries from assisting wealthy individuals in avoiding tax.