Barcelona could offload eleven players in summer transfers including Philippe Coutinho and Samuel Umtiti

first_imgArsenal have the option to sign Suarez on a permanent deal (Picture: Getty)There are several players out on loan who will be earmarked for permanent deals including Denis Suarez (Arsenal), Andre Gomes (Everton), Douglas (Sivasspor), Adria Ortola (Deportivo de La Coruna) and Arda Turan (Istanbul Basaksehir).Suarez could moved to Arsenal permanently, while Everton are keen to sign midfielder Gomez and Arsenal have been previously linked with Arsenal.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Malcom has struggled to settle at Barcelona (Picture: Getty)ESPN claim Barcelona are ready to offload the quartet as well as squad players Jasper Cillessen and Rafinha Alcantara.Though Cillessen and Alcantara are key members of Barcelona’s squad, Barcelona want to raise up to £254million in funds this summer from sales. Coutinho could be heading for the exit this summer (Picture: Getty)Barcelona could sell as many as eleven players this summer to raise funds for other signings, reports say.Manchester United and Arsenal are just a few clubs to be linked with a raid on Barcelona at the end of the season, as the Spanish side aim to overhaul their squad.The Red Devils have been linked with centre-back Samuel Umtiti, while Arsenal have been credited with an interest in forward Malcom.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityPhilippe Coutinho has generated a lot of transfer stories in recent months and ESPN claim the Brazilian is one of a host of Barcelona stars marked for an exit this summer.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMalcom, Samuel Umtiti, Ivan Rakitic and Coutinho could raise major spending money for Barcelona with a host of suitors lining up to sign the players.Paris Saint-Germain, Inter Milan and United are weighing up moves for Rakitic, while several Serie A clubs would be eager to bring Malcom to Italy. Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 3 Apr 2019 5:52 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.4kSharescenter_img Comment Barcelona could offload eleven players in summer transfers including Philippe Coutinho and Samuel Umtiti Advertisementlast_img read more

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Bike trails, rest areas under construction

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGift Box shows no rust in San Antonio Stakes win at Santa Anita160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! PICO RIVERA – Between the spreading ground basins along the Rio Hondo and San Gabriel rivers, stretches of brown, barren land are set to become prime recreational areas in a city with little open space left for park land. This week, work will start on the second phase of the Paseo Del Rio Multiuse Project, which will use about $2 million in state and county funding to create bike paths, walking trails and a rest area in the areas between the spreading basins. The work, which is expected to take nine months to complete, also will include adding landscaping and interpretive signage and building improved access paths into the areas. “We are finally doing something about these areas that we have driven by for years and just taken for granted,” said Pico Rivera City Councilman Ron Beilke. “We hope it will bring a whole new aspect of life to Pico Rivera.” Phase one of the project, which also used $2 million in state and county funds, was completed in 2002. In that phase, work crews installed fences and planted drought-resistant native plants. The actual spreading grounds will remain untouched during construction of the second phase of the project. The 600-acre spreading grounds are crucial to the area, as they prevent flooding and also help recharge vital groundwater for the area. But the areas between the spreading grounds are an untapped recreational resource, officials said. “Most of Pico Rivera is built out, so we want to create a place that is conducive to groups walking, people riding bikes and sitting and enjoying the vistas,” said Ray Chavez, manager for the Del Rio project. The Los Angeles County Flood Control District, which has jurisdiction over the spreading grounds, will design, engineer and construct the project. The city will maintain the project once it’s completed, including handling graffiti removal, trail sweeping and general maintenance. After all the work is done, officials plan to add new bike lanes on Mines Avenue, allowing residents to ride or walk from one river recreation area to the other. “We eventually want it all to connect, to have a total rejuvenation of open space and green areas,” said Chavez. debbie.pfeiffer@sgvn.com (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3028last_img read more

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