The 22-year-old midfielder André Gomes is coming to FC Barcelona. | MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

The first week of pre-season training for FC Barcelona was just one of a litany of highly important events that came about in Club circles during the past seven days. The ten most popular of those stories from the past week have been compiled right here for your enjoyment.

1. Agreement with Valencia for André Gomes

The flamboyant, Portuguese midfielder and champion of this summer's Euro, will sign with the Catalan Club next week

4. Luis Suárez sizes up the new season

The striker appears before the media and speaks about the latest signings, his friend and teammate, Leo Messi, and a host of other current events surrounding the team

5. FC Barcelona do double duty on day one of 2016/17 pre-season...

The available first team players, as well as 14 from the reserves, held the first sessions of the campaign 

...And a double dip on day two, too

Barça continued on their path to full fitness with two more workouts on Thursday afternoon with all available first-teamers and 12 from the reserves

6. Luis Enrique: Our objectives are the maximum

The manager gave his first press conference of the season at Ciutat Esportiva on Thursday following the morning training session

7. Camp Nou begins process of changing to hybrid grass playing surface

The Club opted for Desso Grassmaster natural turf reinforced with synthetic fibres to provide year-round consistency and traction

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