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Thomas Vermaelen is unveiled at the Nou Camp

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Lucas Leiva is hopeful that he will join Napoli

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Barcelona confirm the signing of Thomas Vermaelen for £15m

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Vermaelen heading for Barça after United move founders over swap deal

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Manchester City transfer news: Zenit St Petersburg make £12.5m bid for Javi Garcia

Spanish midfielder could be sold to comply with FFP

Pepe Reina pictured on Bayern Munich's Twitter account

Edinson Cavani's agent claims Liverpool and Arsenal chasing Uruguayan

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