Top ten stories of the FC Barcelona week

Top ten stories of the FC Barcelona week

A look back at the big stories from a week that saw the Olympic Games commence in Rio, and the first team beat Leicester in Sweden but lose to Liverpool at Wembley

August has brought plenty of activity at FC Barcelona, with a 4-2 defeat of Premier League champions Leicester City, but a heavy 4-0 reverse to last season’s Europa League finalists  Liverpool at Wembley. Meanwhile in Rio de Janeiro, Neymar Jr and Rafinha are among the 22 FCB athletes that are competing at the Olympic Games..

Here's our pick of the main stories from the last seven days:

1. Agreements to cancel the contracts of Martín Montoya and Alex Song.

2. Twenty-two different FC Barcelona athletes are competing at the Rio de Janiero Olympic Games

3. Carles Vich and Aleix Santacana will be the new stadium announcers at the Camp Nou.

4. The Liga ACB basketball calendar for 2016/17 is announced.

5. The Olympics don't get off to the best of starts for Neymar Jr and Rafinha as Brazil are held 0-0 by South Africa

6. Eight more players report back for duty7. Rivaldo joins FCB legends

6. Barça B get off to winning start in Copa Catalunya

7. Leicester v FC Barceona: A vibrant match and a 4-2 win in the duel of national champions

8. Andrés Iniesta gives his first press conference of his second season as captain

9. The first training sessions for Lucas Digne and Samuel Umtiti.

10. Liverpool v FC Barcelona: Digne makes debut in hefty defeat at Wembley.

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