Manchester United tempted by Barcelona and Colombia defender Yerry Mina

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Yerry Mina celebrates after scoring for Colombia

Yerry Mina’s unhappy spell at the Nou Camp is expected to come to an end very soon – just six months since he joined Barcelona.

But the Colombian central defender is in demand elsewhere with a whole host of Premier League clubs battling for his signature.

Mina impressed at at the World Cup, scoring three goals, including a towering header to force extra time against England.

The latest club to express interest in the 23-year-old, according to Sky Sports, is newly-promoted Wolves, although Everton are thought to be the front-runners for his signature.

The Toffees, who have just forked out £40m on Richarlison from Watford, have also been linked with another Barca defender, Lucas Digne.

However recent reports from France have suggested Mina, who played just six times for Barca last season, could be on his way to Manchester United.

Mundo Deportivo believe that Mina’s future is up in the air with other suggestions that Lyon have made Barca an offer, submitting around €30million.

The Spanish outlet say that Mina’s uncle, agent Jair Mina and advisor Felipe Russo, have met with the Catalan giants’ general manager Pep Segura and directors Eric Abidal and Ramon Planes in recent days.

The player’s uncle told Colombian radio station Caracol Radio: “Yerry wants to have playing time this season and we will see what the position of Barcelona is.

“We have received excellent offers from clubs in Qatar, England, Italy, Russia and Germany.”

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Malcom set to take No7 shirt at Barcelona, following in footsteps of David Villa, Luis Figo, and Henrik Larsson

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Malcom is set to wear the No7 shirt at Barcelona.

Malcom has reportedly chosen his number at Barcelona – and it shouldn’t come as a surprise.

The No7 shirt has been unused since Arda Turan left last season, with the understanding that it was being saved for Antoine Griezmann while talks reached an advanced stage about bringing the Frenchman to the Camp Nou.

Griezmann decided to stay at Atletico Madrid instead, and according to Catalan Radio Malcom is going to reap the benefits of that decision, as he’ll get to keep the number he wore at Bordeaux last season.

Barcelona’s No7 shirt has previously been worn by the likes of David Villa, Luis Figo, and Henrik Larsson.

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Prosecutors want 11 years jail for former Barcelona boss Sandro Rossell and €59 million fine

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Spanish prosecutors have demanded former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell to be jailed for 11 years and fined €59 million for alleged money laundering in relation to television rights and sponsorship in Brazil.

Rosell, his wife and four other people have been accused of “large-scale money laundering” by the prosecutors at the National Court in Madrid, of at least €19.9 million since 2006.

They are charged for hiding money illegally obtained by the former head of the Brazilian Football Confederation – Ricardo Teixeira.

The case revolves around a deal that was signed by Teixeira in 2006 with a company based in the Cayman Islands for the television rights to 24 friendly matches of the Brazilian national team.

In total, Rosell and his wife allegedly illegally received close to €15 million in their accounts as part of that deal.

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The couple received €6.6 million while Teixeira got 8.4 million, according to the prosecutors.

Rosell and others accused are also suspected of having cooperated in hiding almost five million euros which were illegally obtained by Teixeira for a Nike sponsorship deal with the Brazilian team.

The National Court had announced in June that the defendants would stand trial over the case, while Teixeira is being investigated in Brazil.

Teixeira is also an accuse in the FIFA corruption scandal.

Rosell on the other hand, is accused of money laundering and also leading a criminal organisation.

Prosecutors also want his wife, Marta Pineda, to be jailed for seven years and fined €50 million.

Of the other four, prosecutors are demanding Joan Besoli, to be jailed for 10 years and fined €55 million.

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